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Vienna 16/12/15

                      

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14th December 2015

In short… Szabadság Híd (Liberty Bridge), river front, Grand Market Hall, Dohány St. Synagogue and the Raumbach Sebestyen St. Synagogue (which is in a state of disrepair)

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Budapest River Ride – 12/12/15

Yesterday we rode the amphibious bus “River Ride” around town and then INTO THE RIVER! Whilst it was a pricey excursion, it kept us warm and it was definitely amusing. Take note of the moment in the video where the … Continue reading

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Return to Budapest, 2015

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A quieter day…

And much less walking! On Sunday we walked 10.8km, on Monday we walked 12.2km and today, only 6km. Bert had an early appointment to get his residency sorted; a necessary part of securing a loan locally to purchase a property … Continue reading

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Sziget Eye (Ferris wheel) at Erzsébet tér

Another new way of seeing a city we know so well! This was at the Sziget music festival last month and is now downtown. Excellent views of the city and a new perspective! We will be going again at night … Continue reading

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Walking the streets

B and I walked 10.8km yesterday and 12.2km today. It’s nice to be back in our second home and to see the city with fresh eyes again. My feet aren’t feeling too fresh though…! This apartment has been for sale … Continue reading

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THUD (That’s me landing back in the real world)

A year away from working as a teacher gave me lots of time to not think about teaching, and then I came full-circle and had lots of time to think about it again. Sometime in 2012, whilst sitting in our … Continue reading

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Favourite Cities in Europe – 1. Berlin (Part 1)

As I type this, my younger sister is in Berlin, and my other sister is planning her return to this vibrant city. It seems Berlin is a magnet for the three of us, and all for the same reasons – … Continue reading

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Final Day in Venice, and Farewell to Italy

What a wonderful city… we had a fantastic time getting lost in the streets of Venice, wandering aimlessly and admiring narrow canals, gondolas, palaces, gorgeous old building, many cute dogs, prosciutto, prosecco, beer, cheese, more canals, more boats, more gondolas…! … Continue reading

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