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I had about four hours to see Budapest before I had to get ready for work. In those four hours I was able to visit Parliament, the Basilica, the Danube river, and the Opera House. I had lunch at "Spoon" restaurant, primarily because it was a restaurant on a boat, docked on the river, and it seemed like I should enjoy some river front views on my one and only day in the city. Across the river I could catch a glimpse at "Buda", and the Budapest ...
... Steve, Ibi & Magenta) drove to Heroes Square, which was nicely
lit up at night. There seemed to be a party in the art gallery nearby. Like a raging party amongst priceless art. Gooood idea?
This morning I was in a museum mood so I browsed the ethnographic museum. I like to see how people lived, worked and celebrated in the past few centuries. There were also exhibitions on hands woven rugs, the Amazon rainforest and ...
... but also to export. Hungary exports one-third of all its products, especially fruits, preserved vegetables and its famous sweet wine, Tokaj, which takes its name from the region it is produced. More than half of the total arable land however is planted with cereals (wheat, corn, rye). The importance of agriculture for the country also explains their rich cuisine and its influence in the region and beyond.
... at a nearby bakery that the hostel owner had recommended to us. We were pleasantly surprised to learn just how nice the exchange rate was. Coffee was less than a euro, all of the pastries were about 50 cents, and nice deli sandwiches were about 1.50 euros. The food was absolutely delicious as well. Hungary knows how to make bread!
After breakfast, we set out on our journey. It didn't take long to realize that this wasn't south Spain weather ...
... and I got my photo. What a great surprise!
After getting over that experience it was a new one as we tried to work the bus ticket machines so we could get into central Budapest and find our hotel. That was such a struggle we gave up and paid the higher price for the ticket from the driver.
It was bucketing down with rain when we got off the bus and ran to the Metro station to transfer to the underground ...