¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 20th Sunday. Having been able to finish up our shopping and seeing last Evening we decided not to patronize [sic] this place today quietly but to spend the day on the cars-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Called up at 5 A.M. Light breakfast of Chocolat, Bread and Butter, off in the train at 7, the Castles in 2nd class. We (4 of us) in a small first class coupée designed for three persons, but we had plenty of room and front windows to look ahead, in addition to the sides.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Bright, pleasant morning, cool, we pass the Emperors Palace at Schonbrun, out into the wide valley with low ranges of mountains always in sight on each side of us.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At 10 1/2 oclock we reach the little city of Melk on the Danube, in the midst of which on an eminence, rises the imposing and extensive buildings of the Benedictine monastery entirely covering the hill, built in 1702. A mile father, across the River we see a stately Palace, and a little beyond, behind station Pochlarn, still another Palace.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 On the right side near xxxx station Asten, another old monastery built in AD 435 [sic]. In fact the Danube may be traced easily in the distance by its continuous chain of villages and Palaces, to Linz 1 P.M. Where we delay 40 minutes. A city of 30000.