Wednesday, 27 March, 2002
The day had started so well that it was almost inevitable that something would go wrong. At least it was something spectacular. Got to the airport early, had a nice lunch in Garfunkles overlooking the check in point and then deposited the baggage with BA.
Thursday, 28 March, 2002
Budapest is not as an attractive city as Prague is. Thanks to it's history large swathes of it have been leveled every 40 years through war or revolution so there are not so many historic buildings.
Friday, 29 March, 2002
One of the most useful inventions is the Budapest Card.
Saturday, 30 March, 2002
Back to the castle for a second day (now where have I done that before?) to look at the cathedral (A cathedral in a castle complex on the top of a hill overlooking a major river surely there can be no other place like it in the world!!), the Fisherman's B
Sunday, 31 March, 2002
Easter Sunday so do as all the residents of Budapest are doing and head to the main park with the Zoo.
Monday, 01 April, 2002
Budapest has an eclectic collection of transportation.
Tuesday, 02 April, 2002
When the communist regime fell in Hungary the remnant of it were quickly ripped down. This included all the statues that had littered the city.
Wednesday, 03 April, 2002
As we waited for the airport minibus to go back to the airport it was nice to note that the glorious weather that we had enjoyed since day one was just changing. Budapest may not be as beautiful a city as Prague but it has it's own charms that still makes
Wednesday, 31 July, 2013
The train slowed to a stop within a few hundred meters of crossing the border into Hungary, made a clunk and a loud humming sound before the air-conditioning burst into lung busting life and the train took off…
Thursday, 01 August, 2013
After a good nights sleep and a decent breakfast I headed out of the hotel and over to the Buda Hills…
Friday, 02 August, 2013
First stop of the morning was back up the hill to the castle to have a long explore through the labarynths that are underneath many of the buildings at the fisherman’s bastion end of the complex…
Saturday, 03 August, 2013
Breakfast done and dusted and with my bags all packed I checked out of the hotel and headed out to the airport…
Thursday, 07 August, 2014
A quick journey through the airport, with baggage coming round very quickly, and a few minutes later I found myself on the 200E bus heading to the metro station and then on into the centre of town and the hotel…
Friday, 08 August, 2014
The excellent breakfast in the hotel that I remembered from the previous year was still there and so very sated I headed out into town and up to the starting point of the Big Bus Tour…
Saturday, 09 August, 2014
Another excellent breakfast and then it was time to check-out and make my way back to the airport for the flight back to Zagreb…
Saturday, 19 December, 2015
An early flight, so at an unpleasant hour of the morning I exited the airport hotel…
Sunday, 20 December, 2015
In the morning I was feeling quite a bit better…
Monday, 21 December, 2015
Breakfast proved that things were improving slightly…
Tuesday, 22 December, 2015
Breakfast and check-out completed I left my bags with the hotel…