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Trip Start May 25, 2013
Trip End Jun 23, 2013

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Flag of Hungary  , Central Hungary,
Thursday, June 13, 2013

Since the end of the bus cruise, blog reliability has fallen dramatically. Today is reduced to a quasi-point format...

* Shift to The Synagogue Apartments across town for a one night stay... Comfortable accommodation in the Jewish quarter. Not surprisingly, kosher shops and cafes around. The apartment is in a large complex centred over an arcade filled with numerous outdoor cafes. Our Perth mates are settled into one of them!...

* We ride the ferris wheel for a bird's eye view of the city.

* We discover delicious sour cherry strudel.

* We visit St. Stephens Basilica, easily the most ormate thus far with ACRES of highly polished white, pink and green marble and gold embellishments.

* We return to St. Stephens in the evening for an organ concert - sadly it turns out not to be the massive pipe organ, but an electric one. Admittedly it belts out quite a sound and we hear many well-known classical pieces along with some performances by a solo flautist and a bass singer.

* We take the opportunity while out at night to walk down to the river to see the Danube close up and photograph the floodlit bridges.
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Ian on

Be careful walking in Vienna at night. You might be confronted by a choralist wielding a conductor's baton!

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