Ginkgo Hostel

Szep u. 5, Budapest, 1053, Hungary | Hostel
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Our Last Day Abroad

A travel blog entry by burtonnm on Jun 03, 2014

9 photos

... expect things to be like America here. We learned a valuable lesson in embracing the strangeness of foreign countries.

After lunch we took the metro to Kossuth Lajos Ter.

A brief side note about public transportation: We have been using trams, buses, and the metro a lot because Grandpa has trouble walking long distances with his two knee replacements. At first, they were a bit of a challenge for Grandma and Grandpa. Here in Budapest, and in Prague, the escalators ...

Three Pests in Buda

A travel blog entry by merlest54 on May 14, 2014

4 comments, 32 photos

... lifted the mat, picked up the key left under it, as you do, and unlocked the door. He indicated to us that we go right through and out to the outdoor terrace on the other side. From here we had lovely views over the village to the Danube and the hills beyond. We sat at a long wooden table and Adam served us more wines in lovely glasses. The Gruner Vetliner here was magnificent. Three more wines and all I wanted was a bed under the tree but no rest for ...

From 'Pest to the 'Fest

A travel blog entry by cortrhys.ward on Sep 04, 2013

347 photos

... and walked through one of their beautiful parks (which also looked like they were setting up for the X-Games or some skateboarding event).

The baths weren't as impressive as we had hoped. We thought they would be more like hot springs, but really, they resembled more of a local swimming pool.

We then headed back towards the water to check out the Jewish shoes, on the side of the ....... river. These are here as a memorial to the Jews who were led to the river by the ...

Day 3- How to spa

A travel blog entry by courtney.madden on Aug 03, 2013

5 photos

... out to a traditional Hungarian restaurant for dinner with Nora. I had paprika chicken with these potato gnocchi/dumpling things- it was really nice!

After dinner we were so exhausted so we wanted to get back and have a good sleep as tomorrow we had a 6 hour train trip. We got back and the room was so stifling hot that I couldn't even think about sleeping. I slept wrapped up in a wet towel that kept drying every 2 hours so I had to keep getting up to wet ...

Water Park

A travel blog entry by danddmeed on Jun 20, 2013

15 photos

... a thursday, the park was relatively empty and left us plenty of space to have fun without waiting in long lines.

Another bonus from the water park is that it overlooked a F1 (Formula 1) racetrack. We were able to see some cars practicing and hear their loud engines purring throughout the Hungarian countryside. It was a great adventure, and Dilyara especially enjoyed it because she used to be a major fan of formula 1.

Unfortunately, we did not take ...

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