A Trip along the River Elbe

  • Intro

    The Walkers are off on their travels again! On Tuesday, 25th April 2023, we fly to Berlin for the start of another journey organised by Viking, our favourite (well, actually, only) river cruise operator. We booked this nearly two years ago, so it’s been a long time coming. The rough itinerary is a few days…


  • Start of Travelling

    Well, just down to the Sofitel hotel outside Terminal 5 at Heathrow….. We were collected by Paul in his nice Audi at just before 5.30 p.m., so we had plenty of time to finish packing, check the oven thirty times, shut the windows, etc. However, Jean decided that she needed to rearrange her suitcase, so…


  • Day 1 – Start of trip proper (25/4/23)

    Reasonably decent night’s kip in a very decent room with a decently comfy bed. Result. Managed to exit the hotel expeditiously and found our way to the check-in, having previously sussed it out last night. Checking the bags in was speedily accomplished and – then, Security, the bit I hate most about air travel. This…



Journey begins

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River Elbe trip – Summary