Danubius Hotel Flamenco - Budapest
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... which dropped me at the meeting point across the river near the Chain Bridge. It was hot now but mercifully the little tourist van was air conditioned.
The tour began with a drive down Andrassy Boulevarde which our guide described as the "Champs Élysées of the East". This wide street is lined with beautiful 19th mansions and is also the location of the Budapest Opera House and the "Hungarian Broadway"; a strip of pavement with the footprints of famous local singers ...
... elaborate wood carvings covered in gold leaf and a separate entrances for the Emperor and non nobility. The tour ended with two arias from well known operas. We returned to our hotel, using the metro in time to see the end of the French Open (in French) and then experienced an authentic Hungarian gourmet burger with a cold Pilsner and a glass of red wine! My tour director has promised a more leisurely pace for ...
... and sounds which each evening had offered. Walking along the river at sunset had often brought to mind images I had seen on television of places like Istanbul and Constantinople, Middle Eastern spires and buildings draped in the dying embers of rusted orange and red. The city’s diversity was both refreshing and fascinating, from the shops to the restaurants, we would walk into a different district with each corner we turned. If only it’d been just a couple of degrees ...
... tickets sell out by 11am. As it was raining we thought an indoor activity like this tour might be a good idea so I asked the maître de whether she could help us book it. We were brought through to the hotel part of the building where the receptionist proceeded to book us two tickets for the 12.15pm tour. We had an hour so we strolled through the Vaci Street district and then slowly made our way across to the Parliament building which is on the Danube. Along the way we passed ...
... here. Upstairs, the exhibit started with the Arrow Cross, the Fascist party in Hungary, who started exterminating and deporting the city's Jews, some of whom were killed in the basement of this very building. They weren't in power for long- Hungary was a strategic country, being between Germany and the Soviet Union with the Danube running through it,and after a long battle and siege, the Soviets won, "liberating" Hungary. As the Fascists left, they blew up ...