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A hospital in the rock and nuclear bunker in Budapest.

I had watched a travel show last year about Budapest, and one of the parts that intrigued me the most was how the Hungarians used the natural limestone caves in the mountains for hiding while under siege throughout history. These caves also go underneath Buda Castle, a huge 18th century castle that has over 10km of interconnected caves, cellars and tunnels underneath it. With over 100 caves, early residents lived and used these caves for storage and more recently for a hospital and nuclear bunker.

Budapest was hard to love


A quick visit to many countries leaves it difficult to appreciate what each city can show you. We’ve been planning this trip for years, and part of it has been to meet up with our good friends Steve and Karen to tour Europe with them for 6 weeks. While in Venice we got word that […]

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