At the Monastery…

At the Monastery…

  And so I have journeyed across Hungary to Sopron which is very near the Austrian border. A three hour journey on a high speed train from central Budapest. We travelled through beautiful flat lands with fields of yellow and green and the occasional tree, Very...
Some sights were visited….

Some sights were visited….

Finally, I hear you say. I thought it was all breakfasts and meandering. Well as you know I’m staying in Pesht, in the shabby chic apartment but I braved the bridge over the Danube, the famous Chain bridge (on foot) and then took the funicular up the hill to...
What better start…..

What better start…..

What better start to the day exploring a new city than popping into a church, the first of many no doubt on this architectural and cultural (but not especially religious) tour. Churches are cool and quiet and often a surprise inside… some plain, some ornate,...
Budapest- a city of two halves!

Budapest- a city of two halves!

Hah, is there no end to my sporting analogies! I promise that is the last one. So I have slipped into Europe via Budapest. Emirates fly here and its a mere 5 hours from Dubai. Its been many years since I have been to Europe (given my recent dalliance with the...