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The Indomitable Spirit of Warsaw

Warsaw was just as grey, and maybe 5 bazillion times more chilly, than Karakow. But we arrived just in time for one of the best ever things. FIREWORKS! And at a palace-cum-clock tower no less.

The next day, we found Warsaw to be a place both inspiring and horrifically depressing.

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Budapest and the Ghosts of the Past

Exploring Budapest I couldn’t help but feel like it’s a city that’s still very much haunted by the past. I didn’t know much about Hungarian history before I arrived but, once there, it was hard to escape. Hungary as a whole seems to be still very much reeling from the horrors and tragedies of the last few hundred years.

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