Travel Blogs from Budapest
A few great days in Budapest. It started out baking hot and humid and then fortunately cooled down. Spectacular views of the Danube and some beautiful thermal baths to relax in.
... language again. Since arriving in Canada it had been easy to communicate, first in English then in Dutch but now we are in German territory. The German language is not too hard to follow for the kids, Polish, Slovakian and Hungarian are a bit more complicated for all of us. We do manage to have a good time though.
A big part of the recent history in East Europe is about World War I and II, and of course the Cold War. We have been able to teach the ...
... you like. We got drinks and walked around exploring it. We settled into a quiet spot in a tiny attic listening to system of a down. The furniture was old and felt like we could break them but it added to the charm.
We finished our drink then decided to head home as it was past midnight. As we walked outside we were surprised to see how large the building was, must have been a hostel in the past. Great idea to use an old building and turn it into a bit of ...
... There was also a demonstration by Hungarians that had been transferred to Rominia after the 2nd World War - there were not happy over this event.
We then travelled to castle district in Buda which consists of the Royal Palace, Mathias Church and Fisherman's Bastion.
THat night we cruised upstream to Vienna, a 23 hour trip.
... are maybe more kebab shops than bus stops!
9. City is becoming multi ethnic. Aside from western Europeans that are choosing to live here there are also Chinese and some Africans. Chinese cuisine has also become popular but not to the extent of kebab shops.
10. The train station has been cleaned up. In 2004 people were coming thru the carriages before we even pulled into ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility