Golden Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Budapest
The day promised beautiful sunny weather as we set out from our hotel ablout 8-30. We walked down Rakozci Avenue towards the centre of the city. found josef nado square from where we took the Hop On Hop Off bus for a tour of the city. We had done these in other places and knew that it is a good way to orientate ourselves. first headed up Andrassy …
Our 3 nights in Budapest were very worth while. It was a very interesting city to see. So so much history, half city was occupied by Russians during 2nd orld war and other half by Germans. During there history they have constantly lost land, hungry is now half its original size. We did a half day city tour first day and 2nd day we went on a full …
... appear from within any one of these glorious buildings!
We wander the cobblestone streets high above the city for about an hour when we smell a sweet, cinnamon aroma and follow our noses to the little stall selling 'authentic Transylvanian Funnel Cake'. Transylvania is in Romania, right?....... and I've seen these in Wellington, but never tried one ......so surely accounts for why we just have try one on a hilltop in Budapest. They are similar in taste and texture to ...
... 8211; people were drinking and having fun everywhere. It reminded us Milan :)
Last but not at least we got really lucky since we decided to go to Budapest probably in the best period of the year. Not just because of the weather that was actually very pleasant (two sunny days and quite hot and days a little bit cloudy but still warm) but especially because of the national holidays the Hungarians were celebrating in those days (something like the 18th ...
... American theme (including salsa dancers), however we were having traditional Hungarian food for dinner (which I found a bit strange). One of the boys (Russell) got up to join the dancers, and then for some strange reason started taking his clothes off. He ended up wearing nothing but his jocks! After the song a waitress had to come over and remind him to put his clothes back on before returning to the table for dinner. I had beef goulash soup for entree and chicken paprikash for main ...
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