Time-tumbled stone... and turds. August 19th 2009 By 7 a.m. we are again drifting and wading in the tranquil pools of the Széchenyi Medicinal Baths in City Park, and again we are the youngest among very few patrons. We openly wish that we could begin each day in this relaxing manner - indeed, it will be an element we will miss most when it comes time to leave Budapest.
We take the metro back to the apartment to wash up and then begin the tre ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest » Buda 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
I am an American educator and an aspiring writer, born and raised in New England, who is trying to see as much of the world as he can. For me, travel is not just about exploring the world, but also about discovering new things about yourself.
Countries traveled thus far: U.S., Canada, France, Italy, Hungary, Spain, Bermuda, Ecuador and The Bahamas.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sai... full info