Today we went to the Budapest History Museum on the Vár. It was really fun!! Well, only one part wasn’t fun. I was soaking wet and I had stepped in a puddle so my shoe was soaking wet [you might have had this happen to you and if it has, you must have an idea of how miserable I felt, squishing around a museum in soaking wet shoes]. Oh well, I’ll carry on with the museum stuff. On the first floor, we ran into a crown, which I absolutely loved! The second and third floors were mostly filled with tools and pottery which I was half interested in. The cellar was my favourite. It was so big, Mom and I got lost looking for Dad in it, and Dad got lost looking for us! In the cellar, well this part wasn’t exactly a cellar, it was a church. It was beautiful and cool. Ever heard of an underground church?????
Hello again!! I’m late again in writing and I’m NOT happy about it. [I’m also very very sorry.] This post is going to be about a boat ride I took up and down the Danube River. Here we go!!!! On the trip, we saw both Buda and Pest. We saw the Parliament [on the Pest side] and Buda Vár [on the Buda side]. Did I tell you how Buda and Pest were two different cities and then they became one? Well, if I didn’t, I just did. Back to the boat! [” back to the boat” is true, because we came back for a night cruise] We also saw big hotels and such. We also saw Margaret sziget [“sziget” is island in Hungarian], and there were lots and lots of other boats. It was very, very cold; everyone bundled up in blankets.
Photo gallery again!
Interesting and fun: did you know that’s what history can be? The historic labyrinth [which is made up of natural caves and man-made cellars] underneath the Buda Vár – the royal palace in Budapest – is full of prisons and fun history… Like my reporter-ish style of writing? Well, I went to the labyrinth and that’s exactly what it was.
VERY interesting fact: Count Dracula was NOT a vampire and he went to prison in the labyrinth [for 12 years]!! And I went into his cell!!!!!!!
There were also wax figures in scenes of a masquerade ball.
Old chimneys that go up and up are all over the place!
P.S. I’ll probably write again in a day or two; if more, sorry.