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Budapest Part Two: Across the River Danube

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Buda and pest are separated by the River Danube- Buda on the West side and Pest on the East. Both are very different places. Historically, Pest is the town of the commoners, whilst Buda was where the wealthy population and royalty would reside. It’s easy to see the distinction between the two: Pest has a dense population, full of shops, markets and restaurant whereas Buda is home to the Buda Castle, the Castle district and the old fortress Citadella, upon Gellért…

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Budapest: Growing Up and Travelling the World

Budapest

On September 1st 2015, I travelled to Budapest with my two best friends, Cloé and Lyd. Budapest was one of the first places that I’d ever travelled to completely without an ‘adult’, and due to my anxiety I was a little apprehensive. I hadn’t been on a flight for two years, when I’d flown to Mexico with my family and that was a traumatic experience. The turbulence on the outbound descent was classed as ‘severe,’ dropping about fifty feet in…

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