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Travel Blogs from Budapest
... we went back by about 830pm. Budapest has
been intriguing insight into Eastern Europe - kind of a peek behind the iron
curtain. This is my 2nd country in EE after visiting Slovenia in April 2009.
That was on work. The country is 20yrs into post democratic government and I
guess the region has a lot of catching upto do. It will certainly evolve and
cat up with its Western European counterparts with the inclusion into EU.
Hungary is officially transiting ...
... up having to rush back over to the ticket office, make a new purchase, and get back to the loading station in time. Thankfully, there was a nice young lady on the same train as me who helped me work though the train connections back to Vajta. Experiences like the train ticket debacle paired with the overwhelming beauty and culture of the historic city of Budapest made the trip such a memorable thrill and adventure. Hopefully I'll be back to visit the city ...
... 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 ...
... Empire that rose up after the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire and traces a continued presence on the European continent going back 2000 years.
All that survives today is most of the eastern part in modern day Turkey, while the western has collapsed into individual European states. The Turks left behind their influence in Mosques, bath houses, old town quarters filled with artisans that feel ...
... followed a very similar cycle of partying and recovering - but it didn't feel repetitive to us in the least. As our 3 nights came to an end, we all agreed that it felt like we had been in Budapest for weeks, and that the people we spent our days and nights with seemed like old friends. I think the reason they became friends to us in such a short space of time is because we immediately closed the gap of the "unknown". I wanted to encourage the person who found my letter to do ...