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Beneath the surface in Budapest

June 6th 2018
HE SAID... After touching down in Budapest in the early morning, we breezed through customs, jumped on a bus and headed for the city centre. Feeling a little overwhelmed and tired, we clambered off the bus, donned our packs and trudged towards our hotel with the aid of a tiny map picked up from a solemn staff member at the tourist information bureau. When we eventually arrived, we h ... 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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8th July 2018

Statues in Budapest
We were in Budapest not long ago. We still haven't published the blogs from that trip but when we do one blog entry will be about statues. The one in this picture will not be featured in our blog but it would have been a nice addition. /Ake
8th July 2018

Re: Statues in Budapest
It's certainly a city full of many fabulous (and some not-so-fabulous) statues! We ran out of time to make it to Memento Park this time, but we'll certainly make it a priority on the next visit :)
9th July 2018

Memento park
You can have a look at our blog when we publish it in August probably. We took some photos at Memento Park. /Ake
10th July 2018

Re: Memento park
Sounds good Ake. Will keep an eye out for it :)

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