A Day in Passau: City of Three Rivers & Life on the Danube

November 19, 2018Germany

“The river is everywhere at once, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the rapids, in the sea, in the mountains, everywhere.” ~Herman Hesse, Siddhartha The Crystal Mozart had docked overnight in Passau, giving us a morning to explore this “City of Three Rivers” before setting sail on … Read More

A Day in Munich: Neue Pinakothek, Marienplatz & Viktualienmarkt

November 15, 2018Germany

Rain was falling softly along the Danube, covering the town of Passau in a misty haze. It was the first time in almost a week that the sun wasn’t ablaze overhead, and although it’s rare to wish for rain when traveling, we were hoping the showers would help fill up the river’s precariously low water … Read More