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... br> proper cathedral before. We have heard this a couple of times on
this trip and I am not as impressed as I thought I would be.
After the organ concert we had hoped
to stay in the area for tea but our chosen restaurant was booked out
so we caught the train back to our apartment for tea then rushed out
again for a night cruise to see the lights on the river. Too much
for one day really, we don't need to rush around.
I'm sitting here at my desk, the cold dull of winter has dispersed and I tilt my head back to catch the rays of gorgeous sunshine streaming through the open window.
Spring is here.
And what a welcome change this is!
It truly astounds me just how much the weather can affect ones outlook.
It is like the heavy grey clouds of the physical somehow seep through to cloud ones perspective and rob ones joy.
... in the centre of town, which had an amazing selection of just about anything Hungarian you could want. The basement of the market had a giant section of stalls selling pickles - the only gherkins in Hungary - proper Gherkins at that! I must admit to getting a bit dreamy in the sauerkraut area, I miss those days when my Mom made sauerkraut.... Did I mention how much I love ...
... I had a very nice raspberry cheese cake and the surroundings were well worth the cost of the coffee and cake. Inner city Budapest was a buzz with Saturday afternoon shoppers and families out enjoying the 'warm' weather. We wandered down the main shopping pedestrianised mall called Vaci utca and window shopped until the boys had had enough! Our driver had an afternoon with his family and so we caught the metro and bus back to the apartment. One last dinner out to sample Hungarian ...
... the Turkish dome one day when trying a new walking route but I couldn't figure out how to get in. What is common is that they have built extensions to the original Turkish portion and entrance is now thru the new addition
Entrance is 2400Ft ($12) and you can rent a towel for extra if you don't bring your own. Swimsuits are mandatory. ...