Changing planes in Amsterdam
Our ship, the Viking Atla
Jetlag buster. Short walking tour around Budapest shortly after our arrival.
Our ship, the Viking Atla. The Liberty Statue on Gallery Hill behind.
Originally the Franz Joseph bridge, this bridge was renamed the Liberty bridge after WW II.
The top of the Liberty bridge with Hungarian icons.
The central market in Budapest
The crest of Budapest. Buda & Pest separated by the Danube
Tabitha on the sundeck of our ship, the Viking Atla.
Everything up there can fold flat for low bridges
The Liberty Statue on top of Gallert hill, the Danube and part of our ship in the foreground,
The hotel Gellert, famous for its natural hot springs baths
The Elizabeth bridge in Budapest, Castle Hill in the background.
For many years, the Elizabeth bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
Tabitha with the Liberty Bridge and Gellert Hotel in the background,
Originally a soviet era monument.
The Hotel Gellert at night
St. Gerard statue on Gellert Hill
He was sealed in a barrel of nails and rolled down this hill, killing him
Castle Hill on the left, the Chain bridge ahead
The state library on top of Castle Hill
The Chain Bridge
Matthias cathedral atop castle hill
The Hungarian Parliment
Looking back downriver
Can see Geleat and Castle Hills and the Elizabeth and Chain bridges
The Elizabeth bridge, between Gellert and Castle hills
The Liberty Statue atop Gellert hill
The Liberty Bridge
Manhole cover on the walking street.
Budapest symbol right in the center.
Inside the Central Market in Budapest
Magyar (Hungarian) strawberries fresh from the Central Market.
The 7 horsemen around the base represent the 7 tribes that founded Hungary
Is it just me, or does he look like Burger King?