What an awesome place and such a quaint little city. I did not have extensive knowledge about Hungary other than the sausage, but that did not stop me from picking it as a weekend destination. I am always up for travel to a new place so in my eyes, Budapest is a good as any.
Across from my hotel was this building. As you can see it has been riddled with bullets. Product of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.A few minutes walk from the hotel was this magnificent street. It was so clean I felt like you could eat off of the ground!
OF COURSE I had to visit the famous Gellert Thermal Bath. It was as gorgeous inside as I had heard and was in quite good shape considering it was built in the early 1900s and suffered some damage as a result of the war.
*Note: (The below pictures of the inside of the spa I pulled from the internet so I cant take credit for taking them. As luck would have it, my GoPro camera that I was planning to use inside died from the night before. Nevertheless, I can attest that these pictures are completely accurate of its interior.)
I did my research about this place prior to my arrival so I had heard about a spa party at another thermal bath/spa on the other side of town. Reading about it on the internet made it seem like a great idea but I was sadly mistaken when I got there. The spa was definitely as beautiful as I had seen on the website, however, the party was reminiscent of a college party, with an “American Pie” type flavor. I felt far too old to be there and frankly it was too cold in the evening to be running around soaking wet in swimming trunks. I decided to just have a beer and watch the “kids” have fun.
My final day of vacation consisted of typical touristic picture taking. I don’t know what any of the buildings are, I just rode a bicycle and snapped pictures of things I thought were cool as I rode by. Of the cool sights… my fellow American lol