Travel Blogs from Budapest
... so you can happily have
a different wine with each course. If you ask them to recommend a
style because you don't know the local wines they immediately bring
out several bottles for a tasting. I had the local grey beef.(which
refers to the local Hungarian cattle, not the meat) which was hardly
cooked but was delicious and a rabbit leg dish. Alison pad a duck
pate and a pork chop with the local spicing. Glorious meal and
... are lots of cars, there are far more scooters and bikes. There are very few of the latter here this time of year. As with most places in the world, the roads have not kept pace with the traffic usage. Consequently, there is major traffic congestion and in a typical European way the drivers are all future formula one drivers. Insurance companies must be working day and night; it's like dogdem car racing. To get one place ...
... Just changing engines...Phew ! I reached Budapest mid evening, a little surprised at how rough the station was with innumerable touters trying to rip you off. After Prague and Krakow, I got used to arriving easily in a new city. Well, I safely made my way to the hotel which is an absolute contrast. It's the poshest place I've ever stayed in. The service and facilities are flawless but the furnishings are over the ...
... they recline, and we actually have a waitress who brought us lunch. We're about an hour from Vienna
Realized somewhere along the line, that I booked us into Wien Mielding, not Wien Westbanhoff. Who knew Vienna was Wien, and who knew how many train stations there are? I asked the conductor and he said we could stay on the train. It was a short, maybe 6 block walk, to our hotel. Nice place, very green, and they make sure you know it. No ...
Leaving the ship at 9 am then going to our hotel in Budapest then the zoo.