AUSTRIA - Legend has it that Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a battle during the Crusades, and after the fight his white battledress was soaked in blood. When he removed his belt, though, the cloth underneath was still white. That very sight is said to have inspired the red, white and red stripes on the Austrian flag.
Sailing on the Danube in Lower Austria past the town of Dürnstein, the Austrian flag flying on the breeze. There are many ways to see the Danube in Austria - here's five, from cycling to segways, wine walks to vintage trains.