Novotel Budapest City
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of local foods, don't think there was a crumb left.
Saturday morning and free time until 10:15 when the coach picks us up again. Everyone on the coach now has a head cold and are looking for a pharmacy to get cold and flu tablets, don't you just love air conditioning.
We venture out into the country side to a small village where there is a demonstration on how to cook Hungarian Goulash. Then it's inside ...
... Apparently they act out lessons in class every morning, but the kids are no longer asking Sam to be in their group, instead the teacher has to go over and ask which group will take him. I suggested that maybe it would be nice if he did his poem in Hungarian instead, so that he would be more like the other kids. He asked his teacher (big shock - Sam actually willingly speaks to his teacher, HUGE change over the last couple of years!). I think at first she may not have ...
... around, and the opera house is in fact spectacular. Again constructed for 1896, the Hungarians (who had just failed to break free from the Hapsburg empire, but who had succeeded in winning the concession to make it the Austro-Hungarian Empire and have the emperor Franz Joesph crowned as their king - leading to the earlier stories of Queen Sisi) had to beg for a permit from their king/emperor to build the opera house and he grudgingly agreed since he was their ...
We arrived in Budapest on St. Stevens day, which is their equivalent of the 4th of July, although their national day is actually in March. We watched the fireworks along the bank of the Danube and they were enjoyable even though they could not compare to Bastille day. It was strange celebrating yet another holiday with fireworks away from home. Thursday we started our day pretty late (we are trying to go to bed later ...
... Next we walked to a nearby fountain that had sensors that stopped some of the water if it got close, so you could walk inside it which was quite cool. We then headed down a nearby street to a well known strudel house, where I got a piece of sour cherry and Bradley got a piece of apple. They were very yummy, and we sat right next to the baker so we saw him rolling some which was quite interesting! We were feeling pretty tired by this time, so we headed back to ...