Courtesy of Canah along the Danube River, Germany.

Romanian Avram Iancu continues on his stage swim of 2,860 km, forecasted to last 60 days, along the Danube River through Europe.

The 41-year-old librarian from Petrosani, Transylvania started his stage swim from Donaueschingen in the Black Forest in Germany. He is now heading into Day 71 as each day is a dynamically different replication of the day before.

Day 70 on August 28rd

Iancu swam 41 km today, feeling a lot better than yesterday. “Even though I swam the same number of kilometers as yesterday, today felt a lot easier. I reached the 680 km milestone now and it’s very encouraging for my morale that I passed the 700 km milestone,” he said.

He reached the place where the Jiu River joins the Danube, described as a very beautiful spot by Iancu. “I was born in the area where the source of the river Jiu came from and I felt very emotional and happy to have reached the place where this river joins the Danube.

He also passed Bechet, a Romanian town where more people were waiting for him to swim with and cheer him on.

The distance traversed on the Danube from Day 1 to Day 70: 2,180 km

The distance remaining to be covered on the Danube: 680 km

A report on his stage swims between Days 1-9 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 10-13 is posted here.
A report on his stage swim on Day 14 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 15-16 is posted here.
A report on his stage swim on Day 17 is posted here.
A report on his stage swim on Day 18 is posted here.

A report on his stage swims on Day 19-20 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 21-23 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 24-27 is posted here.
A report on his stage swim on Day 28 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 29-32 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 33-35 is posted here.

A report on his stage swims between Days 36-41 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Day 41-44 is posted here.
A report on his stage swims between Days 52-54 is posted here.
A report of his stage swims between Days 55-58 is posted here.
A report of his stage swims on Day 59 is posted here.
A report of his stage swims on Day 60-62 is posted here.
A report of his stage swims on Day 63-64 is posted here.
A report of his stage swims on Day 65-69 is posted here.
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