Arrived at the Budapest airport after about 13.5 hours of flying
Our first dinner in Budapest was here - Recommended by the hotel for having an authentic Hungarian menu. We give this place 5 stars
Looking through the menu
A beautiful place and we were the first diners - even at 6:00 pm
They gave us a perfect table with a view. Shortly after we sat down people started coming in. We were their window display
Cathy toasting our first night with a glass of champaign (quite tired after almost 20 hours of travel).
St. Steven's (Istvan's) Cathedral
A full side of Heroes' Square
Cathy showing how excited she is to be in Hungary
View from Castle Hill on the Buda side (did you know there is a Buda side and a Pest side?)
The House of Terror is a museum with a harrowing remembrance of when the Arrow Cross (Nazis) and
AVO (communist secret police) had a headquarters/torture site in this building
Hundreds of photos line the outside walls
Cathy displaying the peace sign in front of a symbolic iron curtain.....Can't we all just get along?
A Soviet tank and a wall full of photos of some of the victims that died in this building
Cathy one floor above the tank