Mercure Budapest Museum
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- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... 896 when the seven Magyar Chieftains established the principality of Hungary. It also represents the year 1896 when Hungary celebrated 1000 years of statehood, and built lasting reminders that the country was at the height of its wealth and power in European affairs. The Basilica, the Houses of Parliament, Heroes's square and other beautiful but extravagant public buildings and works were completed in those 'Glory Years' before World War 1.
Our walking tour guide put it ...
... past us independent UD thinkers. Then, we all went to a few other ruins bars, Tommy and I stumbled into a gay bar which was interesting, and then just headed back for bed.
Monday we woke up at 8 and Cas, Bart, and I went to the market. I had half a lango with Nutella, banana, and strawberry, stocked up on some tea at the grocery store, and headed to the train station (first class hollaaaa!) We had a 7 hr train ride to Prague, and when we arrived, we met up ...
... known political experts / reporters, who apparently also debated for the fall orientation. They both managed to mess up the schedule, so one sent a replacement and the other arrived late. In any case, it was a very engaging discussion, focusing on the results of the Parliamentary election in 2014, and the changes to the electoral math that were put in place by the winner of the 2010 election (Fidesz) to help with winning future elections. The former dominant ...
... cheap. There was nothing wrong with it… it was just very dreary. It was a courtyard-facing unit that received little daylight. Also, there was little air movement. But I guess I can't complain. 1 night in a hotel would have cost as much as my entire stay.
After freshening up, I hit the town to see the sites! There are actually 2 cities. Buda and Pest. A river separates the cities and ...
... it is nowhere near as old as some of the others we have seen. It was nice though, and interestingly they have the mummified right hand of St Stephen on display there, who was Hungary's first king in the late 900s. We then made our way to Chain Bridge, the first bridge across the Danube in Budapest, via a park with a temporary smaller version of the London Eye in it (for the Sziget music festival). There was a lovely view across to Buda and the castles from the bridge, ...