Vis Vitalis Medical Wellness Hotel
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none the less. I suppose I am starting to feel that this is the last
week and it will be good to be home. Probably post Wagnerian
Late in the afternoon we were feeling
like a stroll so we caught the tram out to Margerite Island. This is
a 2 -3 Km long Iisland in the Danube with a large public park area,
many different sporting complexes and a cluster of hotels at one end.
It was a ...
... to take credit cards. They have signs all over them to say that they do. I asked to pay by card, only to be told, "no - cash only". I have no cash (well I did, but only large notes and I wasn't risking the 'no change' scam). He gave me the "Euros" option. No good. I wanted to pay by card! So eventually he succumbed to what he is obliged to do and furnished a card machine. What a faf!! I later found out that I should have taken his taxi number down and reported this ...
Its Christmas Eve, I'm in London Heathrow writing my post about Budapest.
Wow, Dec 6 seemed like ages ago. Honestly, its been three weeks and I don't know where does the time go.
Well, the trip started off on Friday, and with the six of us barely making the bus (we got on one minute before departure). We didn't have any trouble locating our hotel or anything, and the subway ride wasn't ...
Hungary got hungry, and found a bit of Turkey. It was too Chile so he dipped it in Greece. Ha! Once we got off the train in Budapest, our first move was to get some Hungarian dollars, or Florint. I exchanged some Czech crowns and got about 30,000 Florint for it. A bottle of water is worth about 200. We had to multiply everything by almost 300. Crazy. Everyone in Hungary are millionaires. We caught the metro to our hostel, and found ourselves squished in a tiny 6-bed dorm with a bloke ...
... pictures. Its actually just a closet with a stove and sink on either side. You light the gas stove with matches. My tv has mostly Hungarian channels.
The other unique ...