“Riverdance”

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The old paddle steamer “Hjejlen” going through Julsø a danish lake
a part of the longest danish waterway “Gudenaaen” or the river Guden in english
which flows through several lakes on its 158 km long run – as far back as the 1300s
there it was an important cargo way for barges pulled by people or oxen.

With the inspiration from Ailsa and her absolutly worth visting blog
Where’s my backpack?
this is my version of the travel theme this week “Rivers“.

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea isn’t full
(King Solomon – royal from the older historic Middle East)

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A legendary 113 km long river created by the confluence of three smaller rivers
musical immortalized because the river gave name to the music genre Merseybeat
“Ferry Cross the Mersey” by the Liverpool band named “Gerry and the Pacemakers”
a smashing hit in the early 60s gave the ferry traffic at the river mouth cult status.

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Few tourists in city of cities actually know that it is possible to enter the parisian center
from the English Channel at Le Havre – even fewer have made the journey
the river divided Paris into two – called bourgeois neighborhood and freak neighborhood
the river that starts about 30 km northwest of Dijon is 776 km long in total.

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The river Rhine is a river which arising in the swiss alps, here at german Leverkusen
flows through Lake Constance and has its mouth at the dutch North Sea coast.
the very flow strong river is, with its 1.234 km the western Europe’s longest.
the name of the Rhine comes from the old celtic “renos” which means “the flowing”
the river Rhine is and has always been Western Europe’s major cargo waterway.