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Old 9th September 2007, 22:00   #361
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The bus ride is wonderful. Fantastic VFM. I return back to pest – city centre – Andrassy Utca.
I am close to being defeated. Mentally exhausted from the continuous rain. I wish it would rain full and then stop. But NOOO, it has to drizzle all day and all night.

I visit the kaleti pu - biggest train station in Budapest. I do this for NC.









I cannot walk on the outside. The temperature has hit about 2 degs. 2 degs is not bad, but it's wet and windy - this makes it colder. I walk into the food market to get warm.


Sausages anyone??








I want to walk down Vaci Ut, I don’t care if it’s deserted.

Some pics from vaci Ut.




I them contemplate buying some warm waterproof jacket. I decide against it. I am close to tears.

Then it happens.

The Yetimeister® discovers Jaegermeister®.

I walk into a small store and buy myself some and swallow it with one hand as I pay the bill with the other. The young lady at the counter is very amused. I wink at her and swallow all of it at one go.

I buy another and proceed to walk with it. A few mini bottles later – I’m back in full swing. The cold weather and rain can go fornicate itself. I’m toasty!! I once again have a smile on my face and a whistle on my lips as the jaegermeister wipes away my frown and worries.





Everything is beautiful again. I am singing loudly as I walk and absorb the beauty. Why did I not think of this before. Hahahaha.





Budapest is truly amazing. The old exists with the new. Transylvania exists with the Simpsons. Lanes have a deep sense of beauty and doom. History is everywhere. I am in love with Budapest.


A typical Hungarian dinner, all by myself with some white wine (yes on top of the Jaeger) and it’s time to walk home. Jaeger shows me the way. I’m home. I take my jacket off. It is now frozen solid. Tomorrow I will go to France. Hopefully it won’t be like this.

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My experience at Budapest was not very good. The weather let me down badly. As a city, Budapest is beyond amazing. I will return here, hopefully soon.

The next morning I take an easyJet flight out, back to Berlin.

Berlin is wonderful and sunny. Yay!!!

I have almost turned into a white ghost without the sun. I ask the driver to let as much of it in as possible.



I'm in the car as we drive around Berlin. I have a day here, before I leave for probably the most exciting part of my holiday. Yes you read right, the excitement is only just beginning. Tonight, I will be in Paris.

This is the Yeti, signing off from Budapest. See you soon!

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Old 9th September 2007, 23:49   #363
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I visit the kaleti pu - biggest train station in Budapest. I do this for NC.



Many thanks Sam for those pictures of the train station. Amazing man. Loved that picture of the Metro too. Made my day.

And the above 2 pictures - loved them. Beautifulllllllllllllllllllllll.

More please.
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What a truly beautiful city this is...




How's that for an interesting advertisement for Orange Juice, freshly squeezed. lol
Seems Monsieur Kapasi has a keen eye (only) for detail.

Keep it coming guv!
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Old 10th September 2007, 00:14   #365
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After seeing all the pics it makes me feel as if we all are there with sam on his journey. Thank you Sam bhai!

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I do this for NC.
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wow wow wow, fantastic sam. it was almost like being there. kaleti pu was awesome.

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Great pics and travelogue Sam. I just love Paris. Oh Yeah and the city ain't bad too
Spend as much time as you get at the Louvre.
Visit the MonteChristo at Champs De Elysee. If yopu've not visited this place, you've done nothing in Paris. very close from the Arc De Triomphe ( i think thats the spelling) Its one of the most rocking discs ive been too.
Will it be cliched if I mention the Buddha Bar, a short walk from the Haussman at Opera? You cant gop tp Paris and not visit Buddha Bar, can you?
The Rhumeria (think its at Bastille) was a great place to go. Its a fantastic restaurant/bar spliing onto the walkway ,like most Parisian cafes and restaurants. Here they have a live band (Jazz) and cocktails and drinks based on Rum, hence the name Rhumeria.
Paris is a city with a subway station within every 500 meters at the most.
The latin quarter is a must visit place to party.
I will try and conjure up places for you to go visit from my own unpublished Travelogues.
Meanwhile have a blast at Paris mon ami.
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. I think the bike seems to be a Ducati.
the bike busa is a suzuki SV1000S.



nice pictures sam, maybe next time you could plan a trip coincideing with the opera. keep it comming brother enjoying every bit of it.
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Meanwhile have a blast at Paris mon ami.
Thanks Gogster! This is my 7th time in Paris and I'm still enjoying it. I have french friends and we enjoy the parisienne underground (& by that I don't mean the Subway)

As far as the buddha bar is concerned, it's a short walk from la place de la concorde and you can find pics on this thread itself from my previous travels.

You the man Gogster. Thanks.

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Pics are getting better. Good going Sam.
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Pics are getting better. Good going Sam.
Chalo the old man has shown his approval
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CElica is looking good except for the colour and the lower part of the bumper. (skirts are looking like **** ! May be DC did that LOL !)
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I love that Honda bike!
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I think the bike seems to be a Ducati.
It's a suzuki. See the rear panel just above the tail lamp. Plus it looks to me like the Varadero which is one of the models sold in Europe. Not sure of the engine displacement of this bike though. Edit: Thanks for putting the cc info, speedy.

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