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https://www.kpbs.org/news/2019/may/30/tourist-boats-crash-in...

7 dead, 21 missing. A tourist cruise boat sank in the Danube at Budapest. Collided with a Viking cruise ship - which seems to be relatively lightly damaged. (The newest Viking river cruise boats are giants - sized to pass the locks.)

I can't help but snark. The tourist boat was 70 years old - built in Russia. (Well, the USSR) The passengers were a mostly South Korean tour group. Shame on them for booking the cheapest possible tour.

The Danube is a big river by time it reaches Budapest (Well, it's just a big river.) Swift currents will spread corpses and debris for hundreds of miles and several countries.

We took a Viking cruise from Budapest to Passau, Germany, a few years ago. We enjoyed it. I hadn'g realized how big the Danube is.

CNC
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