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... suggesting that the state of Hungary bears no responsibility for the genocide following the German occupation, including the deportation of nearly half a million Hungarian citizens (mostly Jews but also Gypsies, gays and dissidents) to nazi extermination camps. ...Historians of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences have unanimously condemned the message suggested by this monument, labelling it as an attempt to rewrite history.'
We continued our city tour the next morning, concentrating on the immense Parliament Building and the area around it. Our guide was an interesting and very angry young man who did not mince words about his views of the current political situation in Hungary. His father is Ethiopian and his mother a Hungarian Jew, and is not happy about the path Hungary is taking. He identifies as Jewish, and shared examples of current ...
... are plaques baring their names.
Further outisde is a memorial tree honoring those Hungarians that perished during the Holocaust. It is a remarkable metal tree with leaves that are dedicated to those lost. Many Americans like Estee Lauder and Tony Curtis gave large amounts of money for this.
Next we went to the Jewish Museum and saw some items from the heritage of the Jewish people, some of which are below in our pictures.
... on board (max 165) with 40 crew.(IF) length 135m Width 11.45m.
The passengers are a mix of NZ (4) AU lots, Canadian lots, USA lots, 2 UK and a couple from Costa Rica. Ages - unsurprisingly we would be in the lowest quartile. WE ARE NOT the YOUNGEST.
There are some Mother / Daughter combos (in your dreams Rachel) but no Father / Son combos. One Mother/ Daughter combo are from a cropping farm in Arkansas in the USA. While they were ...
... We also shared a Goulash soup which came in a Bread roll instead of a bowl all washed down with a few nice beers in the sunshine!
That night we wanted to go and check out some of the local 'Ruin' bars that we had heard about first of all we had a lovely dinner at Menza (recommended to us by our friend Anna). The food was delicious and it was quite entertaining as we were sat near a table of Brits and one of the guys was rather drunk and obnoxious and ended ...