All posts tagged: Viking river cruise accident

Strasbourg France

Our romantic cruise down the Rhine was now abruptly over due to the crash.  There was a gash in the side of the Viking River Cruise boat, and it could not continue.  We were now in Strasbourg and were about to spend a few days there.  But, if you are going to be stuck someplace in Europe, Strasbourg is a pretty good place.  The city is gorgeous.  We continued on with trying the local food and wandering around the town.  The leaves were changing color and the town is surrounded by a canal, bordered by half timber houses and lots of trees, so it looks beautiful in the fall. OUR TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH CAMERA EQUIPMENT OUR LIST OF FAVORITE EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY Traveling with camera equipment can get a little tricky, so we have listed some of our favorite tips for making it easier. Take only your favorite camera and lenses use a comfortable cross-body camera case always carry a polarizer use watertight and shock resistant equipment put gel packets in the camera …

Viking Cruise crashes

CAMERA AND LENS DETAILS LISTED ON THIS BLOG POST IN THE RIGHT COLUMN Our relaxing river cruise has ended before it hardly got started!  The Viking Sun, part of the Viking River Cruise line crashed into a structure on the side of the canal at 2:30 in the morning (news article).  Our cabin was below the water level, so we went topside where we took these pictures of the damage.  We were near Strasbourg, so eventually the boat was evacuated and we were taken to Strasbourg, which was the end of our river cruise.  I guess you have to be flexible when you travel, since you never know what is going to happen!!