A city of contrasts August 17th 2009 As we prepare to catch the train to Budapest in the morning, Gabe says he can still feel the previous night’s absinthe. We drag our luggage along the village’s uneven sidewalks and buy our tickets at the Kengyel train station, which unsurprisingly also serves as a bar. The station is rundown, and once again I am in awe over relatively simple things that Hungarians do not invest in, such as s ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest » Pest 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