The River Aria

Eastern Europe and My Search for Roots Index
This beautiful ship, friendly crew and passengers made this a wonderful journey.

Peter, our waiter from Slovakia, was a great help helping me to practice my Slovak language skills.
He also amazed us with a balancing act of tableware.
One evening the crew put on a show of skits
Peter is 2nd from the left
Marika, who also help me practice my Slovak, is on the left.
From Linz to Budapest we went through 8 locks. The procedure is fascinating to see.
Our captain and sailor while docking in Budapest