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... to the baths. After a 15 min chin wag we parted ways, such a nice part of the end of my day. I returned my bike and headed to the hostel to dry my hair. Turns out the bath water really helps soften tangly hair! I went and wandered around for a bit, got a fresh pressed fruit and veggies juice and some groceries in prep for my train adventure tomorrow afternoon. Im off to bed early as I was to get up and seize as much of my half day in Budapest as possible ! Have a nice day everyone ! ...
... more so!). In the centre of the pool, was a jacuzzi pool (still at 34 degrees), which had a whirlpool round it! It seemed rude not to have a play about in the whirlpool, despite Kim and I being older than all but one or two other people that were using it.
We were quite content in the outside pool, but thought we should explore the indoor sections. We started off with a sauna, which we quickly followed with an icy dip in the plunge pool next to ...
After lunch on the boat we had a bus tour of the city stopping at the Opera House for a tour and short performance, then Heroes' Square and then the Castle district. After our last dinner the boat sailed down the river so we could see all the sites illuminated which was very beautiful. We had Hungarian dinner with Dobos Torte, not as nice as Ilona's ...
... so we said bye to him, then got split into groups for the tour. First, we walked down to the river, where we got a history lesson on Hungary and Budapest (did you know it's suppose to be pronounced BudapeSHt? And Buda and Pest used to be different towns?) and learnt about all the people who had occupied Hungary - the Turkish, Austrians and Russians - and how Hungary always seemed to pick the wrong side for any wars! We had a nice view over the river where we could see the Buda ...
... as most buildings have been bombed, burned, pillaged and destroyed many times over the centuries by any number of conquering nations; Turks, Huns, Nazis, Russians, Austrians etc. What really captures the essence of this city is its vibrancy as a nation that has really only enjoyed freedom from its captors in the last 30 years! Midnight on a Thursday and this city is hopping. I am on the other hand ready to put day 1 to ...