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2013 Trip from Beijing to Vienna and beyond

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This trip will be in three parts;

  • Beijing to Istanbul overland by train and bus, 45 days  Starting in Beijing 3 May 2013
  • Istanbul to Vienna  through Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia by train, 6 weeks
  • Vienna to the Black Sea along the Danube River. 12 days

 

Click on link for a more detailed itinerary.         Map of trip

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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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Ljubljana

Dragon on one of the bridges in Ljubljana

Dragon on one of the bridges in Ljubjana

Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia with a population of 280 000 people. It is a small, friendly city on the Ljubljana River. Slovenia was formally a part of the old Yugoslavia. It has borders with Austria, Italy, Croatia and Hungary. It was the first country to declare its independence in 1991.
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