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... pedestrians, so it's not really a bridge to hang out on, it's just for crossing the river.
Directly on the other side of the river is where the Taschlich service was being held. For those who don't know what taschlich is- Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year. One of the traditions is to try to start off the year properly by getting rid of last year's sins and worries. Taschlich is when people get together by a body of water and throw bread into the water to ...
... maid a 20% tip had actually under paid her by 15%. She never said a word, I guess not wanting to harass the tourists, but luckily I realized it before we left. The market hall took quite some time to see, so it was time for a snack at Patas Negra, a nice little tapas bar with outside tables. We had duck in balsamic vinegar and salt, grilled calamari with pesto and fried red pepper with salt, washed down with Kronbacher dark (German) ...
... br> Our first trip was to one of the many thermal hot baths and they were amazing. We relaxed a little along with thousands of others! Our first meal was one of the best we have had on our trip so far, we always go traditional and we certainly weren't disappointed.
We used the bus to see some amazing sites, one of these was 'The Buda Castle Hill and Castle Quarters', spectacular views and buildings ...
... Pest. I went to the outside leisure pool which was about 30 degrees and went in the lazy river ride, which was like a whirlpool which pulls you around and around quite fast and was a lot of fun! It alternates every ten minutes with the underwater bubbling vents, which gave a pleasant massage :). I then wandered inside and tried the heated pools, first 36 degrees then 38 degrees, which was nice.
Later I went to a ...
... used to be the cheap part of town but is now the 'cool' part of town. First we stopped off to have our money changed over to Hungarian Forints which was a little dodgy as we had heard/read so much about shady exchange places. It all ended up fine and actually worked out to be the best one/cheapest we found the whole time!
Onwards for dinner, we went into basically the first place we saw and it ended up being a brilliant decision. We were the only non-locals in there but ...