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Train Trip to Ljubljana

Taking a Bath in a Cathedral

October 19th 2007
18th October........................Budapest lays on a geological fault line that result in some 30,000 cubic metres of thermal water being released daily from about 120 springs. As a result it is a major centre for thermal baths. Having just cycled over 1,000 kms from Germany, I felt justified in lolling about and in fact I went to two different ones. The 1570 Turkish bath with its sky lit centra ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest

Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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