Budai Sport Hotel
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... we got more great views across the city.
Out for dinner again at night and there was a live violinist, he was really good. I tried a traditional Hungarian meal of pork and potato stew which was pretty tasty, and a local wine which was not! After dinner we got the metro back to the Parliament to see it all lit up at night which was really nice.
Day 3 - Up at 5am for a 7 hour train journey to Zagreb! ...
... to was the original ruin bar, called Szimpla Kert. In an aging 19th century building, it puts any hipster bars in Brooklyn or Berkeley or Santa Cruz to shame. The walls are intentionally left in ruins and a wide variety of unique and mismatched furniture and decorations populate the place. There was a British style telephone booth, pony rocking chairs, a bathtub converted into a love seat, and upside down prams hanging from the ceiling in one of the rooms. ...
... font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;"># of New beers: 35
# of times we did laundry: 2
of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 10
# of holes in Amberīs sneakers: 3
... drove all the way from SCOTLAND?' they asked. Erm, yup.. I replied. They then checked my insurance documents, weren't bothered by the fact I had no registration documents and they didn't know what an MOT was, so we were on our way again.
Hungary uses an electronic vignette system, a way of paying to use the motorways. You give some money to a man in the petrol station, and he gives you an illegible paper receipt. There ...
... had met up with 2 couples from Amabella - which meant a relaxing coffee afterwards. 4 of us then went for a cruise along the Danube. Bob and I had a pizza ( not very Hungarian!) for dinner
Monday 16th September
Set off early for our "Hop on Hop off". We did stop for coffee ( as you do) in a very Parisian looking street - Liszt Ferenc - tres magnifique! After a few stops we decided to walk most of Andrassy Ave to Heroes Square. ...