We went to Budapest, and it was lovely but cold. The kids had a great time, we saw the city in winter, and it was lovely. It reminded me a bit of Vienna. I had the best dessert that I have ever had in Europe at the New York Cafe in Budapest. The setting was amazing, and I dream of going back there to do a reading for one of my books someday:
This from the Budapest Guide:
"The majestic building was built in eclectic style relying on Italian renaissance and baroque; its lavishly furnished interiors were designed in the spirit of historical eclecticism. Everything being made of marble, bronze, silk and velvet many people compared the building to the palace of the Bavarian King Louis II."
Mark had the best apple strudel ever (and we live in Germany, so that's saying something), and my chocolate souffle was divine.
Here's a peak:
Liam was a bit feverish (poor boy), so that's why he looks unhappy; and Lana was in a baby-carrier, in case you were wondering how she's suspended there. ;)
Truly, this photo does not do it justice.
And after...note Mark's grin. Doesn't he look MUCH happier?
The following is a photo that Maya took with my camera:
And the last photo...bundled up and trekking through Budapest:
More to come...