Written on 5th August by Noah – I am writing this post from a Dampfschiffarht ( yes, that is the real name for a paddle steamer) as we slowly make our way down the Elbe. This very wide and very long river will take us all the way to our next town: Bad Schandau. We woke up to the sound of rain pounding against our window and neither of us were quite looking forward to the walk ahead. We hen we reached the port, we realised that our boat was the last one, and that meant more walking in the rain. We are aboard the oldest steamboat on the world and it still works perfectly! The engine is very shiny and we are making good progress towards our destination.