Republic of Hungary

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Stairwell, Saint Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest, Hungary — September 11, 2007


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Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary — September 13, 2007

That’s the Four Seasons Budapest hotel at the far end of the bridge.

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Stained glass in Saint Stephen’s Basilica — September 11, 2007


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Saint Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest, Hungary — September 11, 2007

Locals refer to this cathedral as Szent István-bazilika.

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Inner dome, Saint Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest, Hungary — September 11, 2007


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View over Pest, Budapest, Hungary — September 11, 2007


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Gellért Spa, Budapest, Hungary — September 12, 2007


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Historic building in Budapest, Hungary — September 11, 2007


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Tower and statue of the Halászbástya or Fisherman’s Bastion, Buda Castle — September 13, 2007


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Stained glass window in Matthias Church, Budapest, Hungary — September 13, 2007


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View of Buda and the Danube, Budapest, Hungary — September 13, 2007


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Brian in a reflection over Budapest, Hungary — September 13, 2007


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Saint Stephen’s Basilica at night, Budapest, Hungary — September 13, 2007


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Maintaining the marvelous — September 13, 2007

Matthias Church, or Mátyás-templom, During Reconstruction In Budapest.

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Hungary 2007 Journal

Monday, Sep 10 — Budapest

Train to Budapest, Hungary. Visit Saint Stephen’s Basilica and climb to the roof for beautiful views in all directions.


Wednesday, Sep 12 — Budapest

Spa day at Gellért Spa


Thursday, Sep 13 — Budapest

Visit Buda, Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Saint Stephen’s Basilica at night


Friday, Sep 14 — Budapest

Opera


Saturday, Sep 15 — Bus to Poland

VolánbuszI buy a ticket for Eurolines Hungary Volánbusz bus 305 for 8,010 Magyar forint. We depart the Budapest Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar at 6:15am. The bus travels north and enters Slovakia. We take a brief break for some fresh, mountain air and then continues and on to Krakow, Poland.

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