Adventures in Hungary


On our 2000 trip, we traveled to Budapest and stayed several days there with Servas hosts. Our hosts were a remarkable couple - Jewish Holocaust survivors who were retired from careers as an officer in the Hungarian Army and an economist in the Hungarian government.

Looking across the Danube River towards Buda Castle

Budapest's beautifully restored Dohány Street Synagogue


















Traffic on the Liberty Bridge (Szabadság-híd) across the Danube in Budapest


The Gellért mineral springs in Budapest












A monument to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved scores of Hungarian Jews during World War II, on the street named for him












The Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchid) across the Danube, as seen from Buda Castle


















Walking across the Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchid)


The Budapest main train station (Keleti pályaudvar) at dawn

















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