AmaLea

AmaLea cruise ship
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Cruise line
AmaWaterways

Current cruise:
7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
19 Aug, 2018 - 26 Aug, 2018

AmaLea Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaLea

Year built2018 new ship
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
OwnerAMAwaterways
OperatorAMAwaterways
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage3600 gt
Passengers79 - 158
Crew51
Decks4
Cabins79
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAmaViola, AmaStella, AmaKristina
Christened byFilomena Andre

Review of AmaLea

MS AmaLea boat cruises on Danube River, Dutch and Belgian waterways, departing from Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

The 158-passenger AmaLea cruise ship was scheduled for launch in 2018. The boat features the advanced AmaWaterways design and exclusive Twin Balconies available in most of the staterooms, measuring the spacious 235 sq.feet. Four suites are available of 350 sq.feet each. Guests can have gourmet dining and free-flowing wines at the multiple dining venues.

AmaLea cruise ship

The Sun Deck provides lounge chairs, a heated pool, Jaccuzi and swim-up bar. Passengers on AMA Lea tend to be 45+, mainly American. The ship pampers with free Internet and WiFi throughout, complimentary bike tours and 24-hour specialty tea and coffee.

AmaLea river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaLea cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaLea cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaLea river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "TULIP TIME CRUISE" are 10-days (sailing 8 days) river cruises through The Netherlands & Belgium round-trip from Amsterdam. There is a 2-night Amsterdam hotel package included in the fares.
  • "BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY" are 13-days (sailing 8 days) river cruises to Nuremberg, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia. There are 2-night Budapest and 3-night Prague hotel packages included in the fares.
  • "THE ROMANTIC DANUBE" / "THE ROMANTIC DANUBE (WINE THEMED)" are 11-days (sailing 8 days) river cruises from Vilshofen to Budapest, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia. There is a 3-night Prague hotel packages included in the fares.
  • "MELODIES OF THE DANUBE" / "MELODIES OF THE DANUBE (WINE THEMED)" are 11-days (sailing 8 days) river cruises from Vilshofen to Budapest, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia. There is a 3-night Prague hotel packages included in the fares.
  • "ICONIC CHRISTMAS MARKETS" are 10-days (sailing 8 days) Christmas Markets cruises from Prague to Budapest, visiting the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Hungary, with 2-nights in Prague. Other special offers are the guided shore excursions in every port visited including Limited Edition Tours.

AmaLea wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 79 (of which 4 Suite, 45 Twin Balcony, 18 French Balconies, 12 with a not-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Main Dining Room, Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Main Lounge & Bar, Lea Atrium (lobby), Fireside Library, Gift Shop, Fitness & Sauna, top-deck (pool/jacuzzi, sundeck loungers and shaded relaxation area, giant chess, putting green, walking track), 1 elevator (passenger lift).
  • AmaLea cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (and Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions (including on bikes), ground transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The APT AmaLea boat is among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaKristina (2016), AmaViola (2016), AmaStella (2016), AmaMora (2019), and also AmaBellaAmaCerto, AmaPrima, AmaReina, AmaSerenaAmaSonataAmaVerde and AmaVista. This is a new APT river cruise boat design featuring the "Twin Balcony" accommodations concept. It combines the traditional French Balcony with a second covered open-air verandah for all-weather use. Each of these riverboats is powered by two "Caterpillar" marine diesel engines (model "C32 DITA ACERT" V-12, total power output 1900 kW / 2550 HP).
  • Another unique feature of AMAwaterways AmaLea cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itineraries.
  • The vessel's christening ceremony was on May 26, 2018, in Vilshofen Germany.  Boat's godmother is Filomena Andre (AAA executive). She started as travel agent, and in 2010 joined "AAA Southern California" as travel product manager. The event was organized as 7-day celebration cruise, attended by Filomena Andre, Rudi Schreiner (company's President) Kristin Karst (company's Executive Vice President), international media and travel industry representatives. Ship's Captain is Jan de Bruijn. The ceremony in Vilshofen also included welcome speech by city's Mayor Florian Gams, gala dinner and fireworks show.
  • During the ianugural cruise season, AmaLea AmaLea had scheduled all six "Tulip Time" themed itineraries before starting the 7-day Danube River cruise program (Vilshofen-Budapest). Two of the 2018 voyages (in November) were wine-themed and hosted by Amelia Ceja (Ceja Vineyards Napa CA's president) and Frederick Frank (Dr Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars NY's president). The inaugural season also had scheduled four Christmas Market-themed cruises on Danube.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - SU (x4, deck3)
  • Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x8, deck3), AB (x10, deck2), BA (x12, deck3), BB (x15, deck2)
  • Balcony Staterooms - C (x18, decks2&3)
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x8), E (x4, deck1).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

AmaLea ship related cruise news

AmaLea Itineraries 2018

The below listed AmaLea cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest AmaWaterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

05 August 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3466
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05 Aug      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
06 Aug     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
07 Aug     Linz, Austria   
08 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
09 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
10 Aug     Danube River   
10 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
11 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
12 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

12 August 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3466
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12 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
13 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
14 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
15 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
16 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
16 Aug     Melk, Austria   
17 Aug     Linz, Austria   
18 Aug     Passau, Germany   
19 Aug      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

19 August 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3567
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19 Aug      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
20 Aug     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
21 Aug     Linz, Austria   
22 Aug     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
23 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
24 Aug     Danube River   
24 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
25 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
26 Aug      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

26 August 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3668
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26 Aug      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
27 Aug     Budapest, Hungary   
28 Aug     Bratislava, Slovakia   
29 Aug     Vienna, Austria   
30 Aug     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
30 Aug     Melk, Austria   
31 Aug     Linz, Austria   
01 Sep     Passau, Germany   
02 Sep      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

02 September 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3766
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02 Sep      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
03 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
04 Sep     Linz, Austria   
05 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
06 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
07 Sep     Danube River   
07 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
08 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
09 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

09 September 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3766
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09 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
10 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
11 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
12 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
13 Sep     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
13 Sep     Melk, Austria   
14 Sep     Linz, Austria   
15 Sep     Passau, Germany   
16 Sep      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

16 September 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3766
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16 Sep      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
17 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
18 Sep     Linz, Austria   
19 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
20 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
21 Sep     Danube River   
21 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
22 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
23 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

07 October 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3668
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07 Oct      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
08 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
09 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
10 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
11 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
11 Oct     Melk, Austria   
12 Oct     Linz, Austria   
13 Oct     Passau, Germany   
14 Oct      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

14 October 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3567
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14 Oct      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
15 Oct     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
16 Oct     Linz, Austria   
17 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
18 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
19 Oct     Danube River   
19 Oct     Bratislava, Slovakia   
20 Oct     Budapest, Hungary   
21 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

28 October 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3267
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28 Oct      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
29 Oct     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
30 Oct     Linz, Austria   
31 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
01 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
02 Nov     Danube River   
02 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
03 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
04 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

04 November 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3166
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04 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
05 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
06 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
07 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
08 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
08 Nov     Melk, Austria   
09 Nov     Linz, Austria   
10 Nov     Passau, Germany   
11 Nov      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Vilshofen an der Donau cruise port

11 November 20187 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest
Prices starting
from $2967
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11 Nov      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
12 Nov     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
13 Nov     Linz, Austria   
14 Nov     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
15 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
16 Nov     Danube River   
16 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
17 Nov     Budapest, Hungary   
18 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

16 November 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $4198
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16 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
17 Nov     Danube River   
17 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
18 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
19 Nov     Durnstein, Austria   
19 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
19 Nov     Melk, Austria   
20 Nov     Linz, Austria   
20 Nov     Passau, Germany   
21 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
22 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
22 Nov - 23 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
23 Nov      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Budapest cruise port

18 November 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $2967
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18 Nov      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
19 Nov     Danube River   
19 Nov     Bratislava, Slovakia   
20 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
21 Nov     Durnstein, Austria   
21 Nov     Wachau Valley, Austria   
21 Nov     Melk, Austria   
22 Nov     Linz, Austria   
22 Nov     Passau, Germany   
23 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
24 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
24 Nov - 25 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany(Overnight)   
25 Nov      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

23 November 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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23 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
24 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
24 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
25 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
26 Nov     Passau, Germany   
27 Nov     Melk, Austria   
27 Nov - 28 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
28 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
29 Nov - 30 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
30 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

23 November 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4348
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23 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
24 Nov     Nuremberg, Germany   
24 Nov     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
25 Nov     Regensburg, Germany   
26 Nov     Passau, Germany   
27 Nov     Melk, Austria   
27 Nov - 28 Nov     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
28 Nov     Vienna, Austria   
29 Nov - 30 Nov     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
30 Nov      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

30 November 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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30 Nov      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
01 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
01 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
02 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
03 Dec     Passau, Germany   
04 Dec     Melk, Austria   
04 Dec - 05 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
05 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
06 Dec - 07 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
07 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

02 December 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
Prices starting
from $2900
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02 Dec      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
03 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
04 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
05 Dec     Melk, Austria   
06 Dec     Passau, Germany   
07 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
08 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
08 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
09 Dec      Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

07 December 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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07 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
09 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
10 Dec     Passau, Germany   
11 Dec     Melk, Austria   
11 Dec - 12 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
12 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
13 Dec - 14 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
14 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

07 December 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4348
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07 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
08 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
09 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
10 Dec     Passau, Germany   
11 Dec     Melk, Austria   
11 Dec - 12 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
12 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
13 Dec - 14 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
14 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Nuremberg cruise port

14 December 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3068
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14 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
15 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
15 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
16 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
17 Dec     Passau, Germany   
18 Dec     Melk, Austria   
18 Dec - 19 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
19 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
20 Dec - 21 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
21 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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Budapest cruise port

16 December 20187 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau
Prices starting
from $3068
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16 Dec      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
17 Dec     Budapest, Hungary   
18 Dec     Bratislava, Slovakia   
19 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
20 Dec     Wachau Valley, Austria(Tours ashore)   
20 Dec     Melk, Austria   
21 Dec     Linz, Austria   
22 Dec     Passau, Germany   
23 Dec      Arriving in Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   

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Nuremberg cruise port

16 December 20187 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
Prices starting
from $5436
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16 Dec      Departing from Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Dec     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Dec     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
18 Dec     Regensburg, Germany   
19 Dec     Passau, Germany   
20 Dec     Melk, Austria   
20 Dec - 21 Dec     Vienna, Austria(Overnight)   
21 Dec     Vienna, Austria   
22 Dec - 23 Dec     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
23 Dec      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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