Gold Hotel Buda
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... the small cobbled streets and checked out the Mathias Church and climbed a few of the turrets of the bastion. We then reboarded the bus and continued to ride the red line around the city listening to the commentary.
We spent the afternoon wandering the shopping street of Vaci Utica and walking between the Elizabeth and Chain Bridges along the Danube. Since we had been on a boat cruise just the day before we decided not to do one here. We spent the afternoon taking ...
So I got up at 5:15 or so and got my stuff together. Headed into the kitchen around 5:45 and Bok was there with all of the breakfast food spread out. We talked for a little bit as I ate some toast and waited for the van to call and say they were on their way. Finally they did so I headed outside and closed the gate behind me just as they were pulling up – perfect timing.
The van picked me up around 6:15 or so and we picked up people from ...
... The train station itself was rather old but resembled grand central station. Smaller though. We had organised a taxi through our hotel but couldn’t find the guy at first, and only found him through calling the hotel. We eventually got to the hotel which was another apartment style. This time we had 3 bedrooms and only one bathroom but the lady who met up made it so worthwhile. She was so helpful giving us great advice about sights and foods. We even had a ...
We packed up and traveled by Taxi to the river port and joined the APT ship Amaverde. The ship is 134m long and 11.45m wide, the biggest that can fit in the locks. On entry we immediately met up with Sel and Robin Clark who just arrived from the airport. After a light lunch we walked into town on a mission to find a ATM for Euros. By good luck and directions we found the ATM only to discover that it was closed on a Saturday.
We then walked along the Market walk to ...
... I had another yummy cucumber salad and a plate of roasted vegetables with a fresh lemonade. After lunch, we wandered a bit more through the marketplace before buying some watermelon. Then it was time to get some rest and escape the heat. While I showered and napped, Jim head out the the thermal baths near Heroes Square. He enjoyed each pool at the baths and came back refreshed. For our last dinner in Budapest, we ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet