Travel Blogs from Budapest
... do is pretty much walking distance from each other. So, I'm planning on just jumping in the river when my day is done. Legally or illegally! Kidding... Kind of.
Today, we crossed the border into Hungary and did a drive tour once we arrived in the city of Budapest. We drove/climbed Gellért Hill to have a beautiful overview of the both Buda and Pest. Budapest is actually two ...
... of the evening we spent researching what to do the next day, and decided on taking the tube to see the imperial palace and it's gardens. Extras: * don't sit on the steps at the entrance of Budapest railway station.... The small birds will poop on your bags! * noticing a definite change in prices now were on euro! * pleased that the tube is easy to use, totes experts at the tube now! *as soon as you try to speak German they speak to u in ...
... Newark to Dusseldorf; Dusseldorf to Budapest) we arrived in Budapest just after 9:00 AM local time. We were met by a very friendly set of crew members just as we exited the baggage claim area and were escorted to a Mercedes Viano which quickly (40 minutes) whisked us to our ship. The ship is docked on the Pest side of the river just down river from the main bridge (The Chain Bridge) across the Danube. Due to the level of the water and the height of ...
The main reason I came here was to see the markets, and I left the major part of my shopping to the last day! I scouted everything out earlier, and it was hard to find what I wanted, but I checked out of the hostel, and went for a stroll down to Vorosmarty ter and St. Stephen's Basilica. I also went back to the Central Market Hall. As my Budapest card has run out, I am doing this all by foot, and trying to stay warm... More mulled wine! (I am going to ...
... rest and a lot of packing we ventured out for the last time to find a restaurant.
Tonight we had pork schnitzel and chicken with dumplings and a paprika sauce. Closely followed by apple pancakes. Very nice too.
The police were in evidence tonight with many cars (more than 18!) sounding sirens and driving around like crazy for goodness knows what ...
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