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... which looks a bit damp and cold and we rattled on to Budapest arriving at 10:30 which is only one hour later than we should have. I have detraining down to a fine art now although there was no hurry as Bucharest station is a terminus. I didn't hang about though as the train was quickly disassembled with the sleeping carriages being shunted off to a siding to be readied for the next nights journey. It must be quite ...
My Celta training course is over and I finally get to leave Budapest after five weeks. This is my third time in Budapest and I've noticed quite a few changes over my three visits
I first did an overnight trip in 2004, just after Hungary joined the EU in 2003 (nicknamed the big bang when most of the Eastern bloc joined). I loved the city so came back for 2 1/2 days in 2007. For a long time ...
... the yummy berries and croissant. We read some of the signs about the neighborhood - it was a Jewish community before the war, before heading back to get our bags and leave the keys in the box. In this neighborhood there are "stumbling blocks" all over, which are little gold cobblestones in the sidewalks that mark the area of an individual who was deported and killed in the war from that neighborhood with their name and details of their fate. Very sad.
We take ...
... market and lots of souvenir shops.
We headed to the cruise ship at 4pm. It was actually a short walk away but since it was 35C some of us decided to cab it. Welcomed with champagne on check in, nice touch. Had a quick briefing at 5.30pm in the lounge regarding the cruise etc. Dinner was at 7pm and it was quite informal. Great choice of food. Service so far is great.
Travel time rolls on and there is so much to see and so much to do and so many experiences that I am soaking up like a giant, thirsty sponge. I maybe had forgotten how I need the fuel of the world to keep going and just how much the joys of new sights and sounds fill me with hope and make me feel so small in a world so big and wondrous. Visiting new places and interacting with different cultures makes me feel so humble and leaves me yearning for all of the places and peoples I ...
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