Promenade City Hotel
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Erzsebet had prepared a light lunch of very tasty delicacies - again cheese and antipasto with bread and a wine but not too much as there would again be another very filling 3 course meal for dinner. John and I explored the town of Tihany in the afternoon - it has become a Mecca for tourists - with lots of local produce including the lavender. Tihany has had a church on the site where the present Catholic ...
... 3, 2013
The highlight of our day today was our visit to the St. Stephens Basilica. There was church in progress during our visit so we quietly checked out the basilica. The outside of the building isn’t anything out of the ordinary but it was definitely worth going inside. The décor was very beautiful with lots of gold trimming and huge artistic murals covering the ...
... was a water symphony at the top of the hour
There wasn't really a bike trail and at first I had to follow a narrow and slow jogging track along the outer perimeter. Then I moved to some trails inside which were wider and easier to bike.
There were several ...
... a restaurant for lunch. I had a boring salad and Nathan ordered Hungary's signature dish (beef goulash stew!). We have found Budapest to be a bit boring with not much touristy things to do here. There wasn't anything else that we were really interested in seeing or doing so we decided to save some money and head back to the hostel to bum around for a few hours until our over night train to Munich leaves at ...
... at a local place where we indulged in a meat tray of duck, beef and pork. We made our way back to the Fisherman's Bastion where we took in the scenery of the tourists and the beautiful view of the Danube and parliament buildings.
The following day we took the metro to Hero's Square where there are several monuments depicting tribal chiefs and warriors of the past. We went to Vajdahunyad Castle in ...
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