Budapest

Budapest Ethnographic Museum, HungaryWell, Pest, really.  See, there’s Buda.  And then there’s Pest.  And we went to Pest.  What?  It’s like this: there are two sides of a river called the Danube.  You may have heard of it.  If not, read a book, slacker.  Buda is on the West bank of the river, and Pest is on the East (because Celts, Aquincum, Pannonia, Huns, Hungarian tribes, Mongols, Battle of Mohacs, Ottomans, Hapsburgs, 1848 Revolution, 1873 Unification).  Anyway, the history lesson is over… what’s the city like?  It’s wonderful!  And cheap!  Visit!  We did.  What’s your excuse?  Yeah… we thought so. Continue reading