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Cruising the Danube River is an eye-opening experience
Cruising the Danube River is an eye-opening experience

A set of headlights on the Serbian side of the Danube River disappeared into a tunnel and emerged, and I had to remind myself that it was I — not the land — that was drifting by. In that moment, I was as carefree as a leaf on a stream, a stream called the Danube. It was Day 10 of our 12-day cruise last fall on the river from Vienna to Giurgiu, Romania, followed by several days in Istanbul. It was an excursion into another world, another history and another humanity, distinctly different from and more diverse than anything my wife, Sandy, and I were expecting. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Danube River cruise: A June 29 article about a Danube River cruise said that, from...

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