Pearl of the Danube

59 minutes until all hell breaks loose. Butch Levy is trying to stay cool, but his heart rate is that of a man who's been forced to jump out of an airplane. In less than one hour, the 200 hostages who've been held for hours in Budapest's Great Market Hall will be blown to bits. A … Continue reading Pearl of the Danube


Au Revoir Paris, Bonjour Budapest

May 26, 2016 was our last morning in Paris, which was spent balader-ing. Walked along Rue de Reaumur past Centre Pompidou into le Marais. Couldn't resist stopping for pre-breakfast at Hure (home of the best baguette in 2015!) for 3 euro pain au chocolat and orange juice. Real breakfast was at Les Philosophes in Le … Continue reading Au Revoir Paris, Bonjour Budapest