Taking the Water in Budapest October 14th 2009 As the title suggest, I did take the thermal bath in Budapest today, but I took water all day long. Everywhere I walked, the rain was with me blowing in my face, down my coat and all around. It has turned so cold and wet here that I had to spend the morning looking for a heavier coat. Ironically, I bought a Columbia Sportswear coat from Portland. Had to get a new hat and scarf, since the new c ... 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 currently in the sad place where the last trip is but a distant memory and yet the next trip is simply a series of thoughts and ideas. New job and less vacation are combining to derail my annual March adventure. Still there is the thought of popping over to Turkey for a quick trip to Istanbul and hopefully Capadoccia. Time will tell. Stay tuned for more updates. If you are a reader of my blogs, you know I am pretty crafty in getting things done.
Until the next trip, ciao!
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