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So we were here a little ahead of schedule due to our experience in Bratislava, thankfully everything improved here and we were happy to stay the 2 nights we planned.
Gyor was only ever a stop over destination and we visited the city centre today before we head off to Budapest tomorrow.
Next up Budapest... Then Tom's Birthday on Tuesday 27th May - just incase you had all forgotten which I guess you ...
... we went down into the old town and explored the narrow streets, it was graduation week and groups of students walked around making a great racket and generally celebrating. As it was still raining there was no one at the numerous coffee shops etc. one can imagine on a sunny day it is far more lively. There was one street where there was a plaque for Beethoven, Mozart and Liszt who all either stayed or ...
... k up" in several languages. I bought some Hungarian paprika from the duty free shops. Our 6:25 flight to Amsterdam was right on time. Amsterdam's airport required that we all show our passports but their method was insane. Everyone came into a small room and were chaotically funneled into a very few passport checkers. Pushing, shoving, cart wielding, stroller pushing crying ...
Budapest highlights then start the 23 hour cruise to Vienna. At 2,600km, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe (after the Volta). It's quite shallow and typically there's only 1.5 m of water under our keel. Before the snow melt, it's too shallow for the cruise ships in Jan and Feb. The smallest locks (69 of them on our cruise) are 12m wide, leaving very little space either side of the 11.45m wide boat. Tomorrow I'll add some pics of the ...
... here in 1001, he was the first Christian king in Hungary. The capital was moved to Buda in 13C. Esztergom is still the religious capital of the country. I walked with a group to the basilica St Adalbert at Esztergom, whereas Denys didn't want to be part of the herd. It was only a small herd and he kept running into us anyway. After seeing the basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary. The group had mostly split up by now ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking