>My last day already in Budapest. I have really liked it here, and it is hard to decide what to do, as there is so much more here than I had realized. So first, I found a nice sidewalk cafe where I could eat breakfast and plan my day. After...Read more
>Day 65 (Sunday). Mothers Day in Budapest.
>After two long, exhausting days, I opted for some time to rest on Sunday (in honor of Mother’s Day). Happy Mother’s Day all you moms out there….including my own mom, of course!! After some rest, I did take a walk up Andrassy Street, which is known as Budapest’s Champs de...Read more
>Day 64 (Saturday). Budapest cooking school.
>I woke up this morning, believe it or not, without a major hangover :-). But I won’t be doing that any time again soon. As I mentioned, I have a Hungarian cooking class scheduled for today, so am very excited about that. We are to first meet at the market...Read more
>Day 63 (Friday…continued). Budapest.
>After having lunch with my tour companions, I walked back down to the bridge from the Castle District. I somehow sensed that something was going on, although I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. But I don’t remember this policeman guarding the tunnel. Before I got back over the...Read more
>Day 63 (Friday) – Budapest…walking tour
>The free walking tour of Budapest begins by the lion fountain…. …which was less than two blocks from my hotel. BTW, I’m staying at Le Meridian Budapest, which is a wonderful five star hotel in an excellent location…it is my best hotel room thus far…very well appointed. I got an...Read more
>Day 62 (Thurs, cont’d). Arrive in Budapest.
>I arrived in Budapest (that’s Buda-Pesht) this afternoon and, wow. I can see why it’s called “the pearl of the Danube.” I decided to just hit the streets and see as much as I can before dinner. So without a guide book and without a tour guide, below were my...Read more