Monthly Archives: May 2013

Prague; medieval architecture and flooding

The Navigation Department had been advised that the current decreased after the border.  No such luck for Ruda, so she pushed on at a very slow rate until the first lock.  From then on the now calmer waters of the … Continue reading

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The Elbe; fast current, spectacular walking, flooding

Ruda crossed over the Elbe on the world’s longest canal bridge before descending via an 18m high lock to the swirly, brown, turbulent waters of the Elbe itself. [Gallery=47] The Navigation Department had heard tales of currents up to 6km/h … Continue reading

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