Posts Tagged ‘World Heritage’

Out and about in Buda

Out and about in Buda

The city of Budapest is split in two by the river Danube. Before both parts of the city merged, two separate cities developed on either side of the river, Buda on one side, Pest on the other. The merging of the two cities (and the town Óbuda) was decided by the revolutionary Hungarian government in 1849. When the Habsburgs got back into power, they reversed the decision. A new decision to join the cities from 1873 stuck and Budapest was born.

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Is the Park Güell really worth the money?

Park Güell

Gaudi… the Park Güell… I was really looking forward to our visit. I looked at countless videos and pictures that different bloggers have made of this park and I was always intrigued. How would it feel to really be there?

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Another insider tip: Hospital de Sant Pau

Hospital de Sant Pau

The Hospital de Sant Pau is within walking distance of our apartment. The number of visitors is still low, but it is only a matter of time until this impressive hospital complex will receive the same cult status that the famous Gaudí buildings hold.

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Teide National Park

Pico del Teide

Every morning from our breakfast table at the hotel we had a magnificent view of the Pico del Teide. Sometimes the mountain was covered in clouds, sometimes it stood out in sharp contrast to the clear blue sky and on one morning we even saw snow at the top of it.

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Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

We have been passing the station Lutherstadt Wittenberg on our commute for ages. So one day, we just got off there. And that was a good idea!

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