St. George Residence in the Buda Castle
Travel Blogs from Budapest
... they either felt bad for us or realized they messed up and let her fly with me. However, we were to be separated in Detroit on the last flight to get home. Not terrible but just another irk on the list. Major good news was we were on the same flights to the same destinations - bad news is since they had the reservation glitch, our seats were no longer together. A 9 hour flight surrounded by strangers that don't ...
... during this cruise and land tour; Hungary, Austria, Germany, and the Czech Republic.
Welcome, or "willkommen" as they say in that part of the world.
Nov 10: Today was the travel day from SFO to Frankfurt to Budapest - arriving one day later.
This was my forth trip to Budapest, but I always seem to see more about the city I ...
... also gives that lovely 'rainy' smell to the streets!!
A block or so from the hotel is Angeliinas Restaurant, and while we are looking at the menu on the door, we are persuaded in by the woman who insists "we have good Hungarian food". It was very good Hungarian food!!!! Deciding that to order the Hungarian Goulash was just too cliche and touristy, we shared a duck liver pâté, which was quite solid more like a terrine, sliceable rather than spreadable !! The toast ...
... enemies of the governments were detained, interrogated, tortured or killed. It was a somber part of the day as one was taken through the building and an overall exhibit that detailed the history of the building and moments in history the citizens of Budapest and the world would prefer to forget but never should.
The Hungarian State Opera House was next on our tour as it was just down the street a ways. It took from 1875 until 1884 to build and ...
... required to leave the room when they were shown to police recruits.
After 90 minutes, we reboarded the bus and headed back to the city. Construction traffic gave us a nice respite in our air conditioned comfort. It wasn't a bad place to spend out time during the hottest part of the day.
Next destination, a small market area near Deak Ter Plaza. We were able to acquire some unique souvenirs, including pieces by a ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services