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Danube Delta

One of the 3 main arms of the Danube into the Black Sea.

One of the 3 main arms of the Danube into the Black Sea.

The mouth of the southernmost arm of the Danube.

Constanta, Romania

Constanta, Romania

Constanta is a city in Romania on the Black Sea coast. It is a large port and holiday destination.   It has a mosque, Orthodox Church, and some lovely buildings from the beginning of the 19th century which have now been returned by the state to their owners.
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Danube

The 3rd part of this trip was a cruise down the Danube from Vienna to the Black Sea. In 2012 I went on a cruise from Passau to Budapest, a very scenic part of the river so I wanted to go down the rest.

Parliament Budapest

Parliament Budapest

Hungarian Parliament Building.

The Danube is navigable for 2414 km. It goes through or is the border for 10 countries, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldavia and Ukraine. Of these it is the border between Bulgaria and Romania or flows through Romania for 1075 km and Moldavia for 800 metres where the river Prut enters the Danube.

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