Exploring Budapest March 21st 2005 Budapest is a beautiful city to explore by foot.
One of the first things we came across was the statue of the Little Princess (Kiskiralylany Szobor).
The Széchenyi Chain bridge was the first permanent bridge between Buda and Pest across the Danube. The bridge was opened in 1849 and everyone -even the nobility (previously exempt from all taxation)- had to pay a toll to use it. ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest 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'm Kurt, nearly 40 years old and living in Belgium.
I always wanted to see the world and explore other countries. Until now I've done a few -rather small- journeys. But to my feeling there are still a lot to places to explore ;-) I'm the kind of traveller that has done a different kind of trips: in group, alone, with some friends, with my wife (and kids), multiple day trekking in the mountains, city-trips, cultural trips, lazy vacations, ...
For the moment, my kids are too young to take them far abroad. That's why -in 2011- I decided to write down some of my travel-e... full info