The Parliament House
Close-up of the beautiful building, right on the Danube
Chain Bridge, the oldest bridge still standing, has become a symbol of Hungarian liberty.
Our morning of cruising down the Danube
Crossing the Danube, taken from the bus
This is Gellert Hill, topped with Liberation Monument, honoring Soviet soldiers that freed the city from the Nazis during WWII.
Fixing roofs seems to be a global activity!
Statue overlooking Budapest near St. Matthias and the Fisherman’s Bastion
Bullet holes are still visible from WWII
Leather Cowboy boots and pants, Cowboy hat, and singing country songs
Yes, he spoke Hungarian but he played American country-western songs.
Our tour guide in front of St. Matthias
The original stained glass window was broken during WWII. This is the replacement.
No, he’s not praying for the trip to end, in the side chapel
View from the Fisherman’s Bastion
Standing in Buda, the hilly part, taking a picture of Pest, the flat part of the city
The grocery store in what was once called Fisherman’s Town
This is the other aisle of the grocery store
Most of the cars are nice but there are still old cars from the Russian regime
Friends Sandy and Pat from a Washington island near Seattle
The crowd wasn’t big but they sure were enthusiastic.
The professional ship musician, Robbie
“Cry Me a River” seemed a perfect choice as my last song