Richter Hotel Pansio
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Monday 16 June Budapest. Danube
A heavy duty tourist day today. Two
boat cruises, an opera house tour plus an organ recital in the
It was a busy day today. We liked the
idea of seeing the city from the Danube so we bought a cruise on one
of the many boats plying the few kilometers along the city water
frontage. Most try to value add by selling a meal on the boat and
some form of performance on board but we ...
... and we had an hour to find our way out. After reading the instructions, we set about trying to find the first key, which we may have needed a little help with, so not a great start. When we required help, the guy on the other hand of the radio would give us clues to help us on our way. Unfortunately, we needed to use him early on, but we wouldn't speak to him much.
Once we got into the first room, we were greeted by a room, that definitely ...
... I felt a bit like Waldo (as in Where's Waldo) in the UK with my long purple aqua max insulated rain coat, especially in chic London, but the Hungarians seem to be more forgiving. I felt like Waldo at yoga class today as well, like those dreams you have where your the only one naked at work.... I hate those dreams & after eating every pastry in sight, the last thing I want to be is ...
... Liberty Statue'. Erected when the Russians liberated the Hungarians from Nazi rule after WWII. Guess they didn't really see the communism coming? I grabbed some hot wine at the top and the views are just stunning! My legs will tell me tomorrow whether it was worth the trip! After that I cruised down the Danube past the Hungarian Parliament building. Apparently the bricks are so delicate that some parts of it are constantly under construction. Is this ...
So we have just enjoyed a couple of days in Budapest, where we visited Buda, but stayed in pest, drew says its like aulbury-wodonga in Hungary. One side of the river is called Buda and the other side is called Pest making Budapest. We visited the old town (Buda) and some beautiful buildings there, some of the castle spires look like they were out of a fairy tale. Drew continued with his eat everything disgusting ...