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... were about to kill him. We then decided to walk to City park which was an okay walk lots of great building (look at those bullet holes!) and nice stores we were just kind of hot, tired and grouchy when we got to the Square of Hero's which is a damn big square with huge statues of horses and hero’s I guess. They sure do things big in Hungry - the buildings, churches, Parliament and statues everywhere are all huge.
We thought we would get a bite to eat before the baths so ...
... periods where Jews were expelled and then allowed back.
The Ottoman empire days saw the Jews migrate west. Jews began returning in 1689. In 1703, Buda was declared a free royal city and Jews were given protection 1715, Charles III told the Burghers (local middle class population) to stop violence against the Jews and a short period of peace ensued.
The Emperor exempted some Jews from the restrictions ...
... a restaurant, called "The Golden Lamb" which is owned by David’s uncle, for lunch. The restaurant serves traditional Hungarian food which we were excited about, as we had not yet tried any authentic Hungarian dishes. We ate Goulash and beef filled pancakes, along with some sort of potato pasta dumplings. The interior was fantastic – a massive black and white picture of horses running free across the hills on one wall, solid wooden furniture and ...
... made it back to the hotel in time to be waiting for me in the lobby at 12.00 as arranged, but somehow my sense of direction let me down after too much looking/not shopping excitement, and it took me till nearly 1pm before I arrived back.
I did have a kilo of the sweet, small Hungarian-grown strawberries to justify my tardiness. Then again so did he, plus he trumped me with a bag of fresh, sweet green peas. He was also uncharacteristically ...
... Arrow Cross beginning in 1939. The Arrow Cross Party was a national socialist party based on Nazi ideals. During its short rule, ten to fifteen thousand people (many of whom were Jews) were murdered outright, and 80,000 people were deported from Hungary to their deaths in the Auschwitz concentration camp. After the Arrow Cross party was overtaken by the Soviets, this place became the headquarters and interrogation and torture center of the notorious communist ...
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