A Day in Bulgaria, and a Big Win for Viking
Friday, July 8, 2016
After a good night’s sleep, I was up early at six this morning, where I stepped onto the heated floor of my stateroom’s bathroom to begin my day. It’s such a simple luxury – not having cold feet first thing in the morning. And every cabin on every Viking Longship includes this great amenity, the temperature of which is controllable.
Today, Viking River Cruises’ Viking Embla is docked in Russe, Bulgaria. It’s our first port of call on this 10-day voyage that will bring us to Budapest, Hungary within the week, and my first -ever time on this stretch of the Danube. Or in Bulgaria, for that matter.
Two included tours are on offer today. The first is an 8.5-hour exploration of the towns of