From Vienna, our journey continued along the Danube to Budapest, Hungary's enchanting capital. Budapest possesses an indescribable allure with its rich history, vibrant culture, and undeniable beauty. My previous visits, both as a tourist over a decade ago and later for business, have left me continually impressed. The city is divided by the Danube, creating the distinct areas of Buda and Pest. Buda graces the hills with iconic landmarks like Castle Hill, home to Buda Castle and Matthias Church, offering breathtaking views of bustling Pest. In Pest, you'll discover lively shopping streets and the vibrant Jewish District with its historic coffeehouses and bustling bars. Pest is also renowned for its thermal baths, including Széchenyi and Gellért, as well as the splendid St. Stephen's Basilica. Yet, with each visit, I find new reasons to return. I have yet to savor a spicy bowl of goulash, explore the scenic Buda mountains, or take a hike on Margaret Island. This expansive island is a veritable urban oasis, featuring a medieval church ruin, a serene Japanese Garden, ancient towering trees, and an array of bathhouses, which I also intend to experience.The photograph captures the iconic Chain Bridge and the majestic Castle as viewed from the Pest side of the city – Budapest, Hungary.
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Before: Healthcare Exec. Based in Brussels; Heidelberg; Los Altos Hills, CA; The Hague, Geneva, Nijmegen, Groningen
Now: Non-Executive Director in the Healthcare Industry based in Ghent. A travel buff with a passion for photography, photography books, Leica, wine and Asian food. Last but not least: proud grandfather of William, Nicholas and Mateo.
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