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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... along its banks, not to mention the historic bridges that span it.
We cruised in early yesterday morning together with a delightfully colored sunrise and as we came into Budapest itself, we were stunned by its beauty. Once two separate cities, significant contrasts are evident when comparing the left and right banks of the river.
The Buda side is steep, hilly with imposing ...
... with Laci all in Hungarian earlier in the day in order to get our suitcases from the locked shed, so it was my turn to speak when we got to the train station. I managed to interact with the woman mostly in Hungarian, but I didn't understand when she was asking if we wanted a family ticket, until she said "family" in English. I know that word too! Csaladi. Oh well, maybe next time. We had a train car to ourselves for most of the trip into the city and no ...
... time we got the text message from Jakob's mom canceling the party, because he was down with a fever (the flu seems to be going through the Waldorf school quickly, but fortunately seems to be the same strain the boys caught in their last few weeks in Battle Ground).
That of course led to more complaints, so we gathered everyone up and headed into town. First stop was at the bank to activate the new ATM card and get some cash. The branch itself was ...
... that Hungarians couldn't trust anybody, not knowing who was spying for the communists. Our guide told us her grandfather was turned in by his own sister for doing something that wasn't permitted during the communist period. She said that this is why today the older generation is labelled as "cold" to their own people and to tourists. They have memories of the communist times and still will not trust anybody. Judit spoke about the importance of a revolution in Budapest in 1956 ...
... built over an extended period of time- the various styles are visible when looking at the exterior walls. We were looking for a Turkish prayer niche, which was one of the few remnants from when it was used as a mosque under the Turkish occupation but it's been removed. As we emerged, we say dark storm clouds brewing, so it was time to head back for dinner. We went to a restaurant one block from out flat called Belvarosi Lugas Etterem, serving traditional Hungarian food. ...