Tuesday 2 June 2015
Day ten of our cruise down the Danube
The day started off with a visit to the engine room - requested by
Keith and granted by Captain Vladimir.
One of the two MTU 16 V 2000 diesel engines.
Candidates for the Navy Lark? - Nigel, Shane, Phil, Me (Ken) and
For'ard locker room.
Keith and Captain Vladimir at the end of the tour - Cheers!
View from our cabin - looking aft.
Part of a large National Park on the Romanian side. With
..... and cattle.
Shadows of our former selves....
A twin new bridge for northbound traffic was built right next to
the old one between 2008 and 2011.
- with a new bridge under construction.
A chance to see the retractable wheelhouse in action - the guy in
blue is a Serbian pilot I think.
This is why - the old bridge at Novi Sad - there isn't much
This is how low the bridge is.
Once clear of the low bridge, the wheelhouse returns to its normal
... the deck crew re-erect the awning and the passenger's re-claim
their sun loungers.
One-way traffic steaming across the old bridge.
Looking for'ard at the fortess at Novi Sad.
The view aft shows the new bridge under construction.
Docking at Novi Sad.
at Novi Sad - taken from a moving coach.
Some images from the coach.....
Lady of Snow
Roman Catholic church seen from the coach.
Is that a sin bin ???
Speak to the hand.....
Looking back at the main gate.
They said it was old... but ??
The sun shines on the righteous.
Mini Stonehenge at Sremski
High School of Saint Arsenije
The Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicholas.
The main square.
of Four Lions
in the square.
The Catholic Church.
Orthodox and Catholic churches.
All decked out for Christmas.
Walking back to the parked coach, I spotted this stork on its
Back in downtown Novi Sad..... the Name
of Mary Catholic Church
in the main square
Tourists and statue of Svetozar
, 27th Mayor of Novi Sad.
Intricate decoration of the catholic church.
Back on board the Belvedere for the Crew Show!....... some
.... some Brits......
Barman Maxim - from the Ukraine.
Some more friendly Germans.
Waiter Lev all dressed up for his turn.....
Hotel Manager Peter trying to remember his lines.....
A routine from 'Sister Act'.
Lev and fellow actors.
Captain Vladimir - a big ACDC fan......
Peter's routine involved another pair of hands....
Is a woman drawn to a rich man??..........
.... or a romantic man ??
.... or a strong man ???.....
Answer - none... if she is blind!! (you had to be there!)
The kitchen staff and Head Chef Krisztian did a percussion routine
involving pots and pans.