It was our last day in Bratislava .We had had a very hectic morning and afternoon exploring what had been left of the city which we had not seen the previous day .We had yet to see the Hrad Castle, the Grassalkovich Palace –Slovakia’s White house which is now the residence of its President, the … Continue reading “Beauty In Ruins -Devin Castle ,Bratislava.”

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The Schonbrunn Palace is a former summer residence of the Habsburgs- the monarchy that ruled Austria and Hungary .One has to understand a bit of history here .The important dynasties that ruled Europe were the Habsburgs ( Austria –Hungarian Empire ), the Hohenzollerns ( GermanEmpire ),the Ottoman ( Turks ) and the Romanovs ( the … Continue reading “Vienna -The Magnificent Schonbrurn Palace”

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Kulbhushan Kain’s Blog: Lovely Margaret Island – Budapest: Margaret Island(MARGIT-SZIGET) was always high on our list of the places which we were to visit in Budapest .Its a 2.5 km and 500m wide Is…

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Margaret Island(MARGIT-SZIGET) was always high on our list of the places which we were to visit in Budapest .Its a 2.5 km and 500m wide Island that stretches between Árpád Bridge and Margit Bridge in the embrace of the Danube.(you will get to know these bridges in the first hour of your stay in Budapest … Continue reading “Lovely Margaret Island – Budapest”

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Hungary is a beautiful ,beautiful country .By consensus –Budapest is considered to the most beautiful city in the world .But it will appear to be more beautiful if you know some basics of its history and geography .It is a Central European country ,and has flatlands ,the great Danube river and ranges of the Carparthian … Continue reading “Lovely ,Lovely ,Budapest .!!”

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