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Day 73 – Vienna to Budapest

Got up
packed
got mode up
lost keys briefly
went to supermarket to get some stuff
went back, got our luggage
got on train
train full of people for festival
luckily got open seats before they got on
got to budapest
was a little confused and english guy helped find directions
took bus
olga’s hostel, the budapest bubble
chilled and took a shower, which was difficult since there was no warm water at first
took a real shower, but still couldn’t really control the temperature
hung out with people downstairs
matt, the australian
??? the guy from liverpool
mode and i went out to find things to do
made a stop at doner kebab
made a stop at a bar for a drink
went down to the danube because i had a strong desire to see it
saw it, walked along
met two folks from scandanavia
talked to them for a while
walked to the buda beach bar
pretty empty
danced tango like
got kicked out but talked to some people on the way out
walked back to the hostel
went to bed


Day 74 – Budapest

Got up
THE BATHS!!!
we went to the baths
spa
metro there
got in different pools
discovered the sauna
chilly!
fucking cold!
relaxed
tanned
girl spotted
roundabout! current pool
took two or three hours there
came back deliciously fine
got dinner at this place
too expensive, but it was good
decided to walk around budapest
up the danube river
saw several sights
bought some alcohol (rum and apple/pear juice)
went to the park
water fountain with music (but no lights like barcelona)
walked back
caught the metro back
drank at the hostel
had a fun time there with other people
try to remember more of what happened this night
bed


Day 75 – Budapest

Sziget Festival
got up early and told mode i was going out and would be back at 2
went out
tried to get tickets at the station
looked around
got the travel tickets and stood in line for a refund
had to go to the festival itself to buy tickets
long trip
help getting there
got there and travelled the wrong way
blue things
got tickets
came back to town and got off near cathedral area
explored
went to the castle
looked around, pretty touristy, looked better from afar
went down a really comfortable back and forth path up to the castle
hat boat
went to the market
walked around
bought a great nectarine
bought a cheap half liter of beer
bought a paprika pouch with a spoon
left and took the metro to the long street
walked a little bit down it
took metro back to the hostel and arrived right on time
chilled there for a while while everyone got ready
headed out really drunk
got some doner i think
got to the festival
lost mode immediately
went to the main stage
found matt
danced to people there
rained and danced in the rain
chemical brothers eventually came
crazy
falling down
girls made out with the two other boys, whatever
set was over and people were leaving
we went to the bathroom
tried to find mode
no luck, and most people wanted to leave
walked them to the gate
then me and liverpool guy went back
found a few stages to dance at
bought a shirt
lost liverpool guy as he was dancing on a table shirtless
walked around
walked around
hungarian girl trying to find her friends
found self back at the main stage
walked around it
got a samosa
found some italian people from milano
and a really cute girl from croatia
went to the gypsy music bar/dance floor
went pretty crazy
then felt extremely exhausted and wanted to go home
i had enough
went to the bridge at around 3
waited for mode
waited
fell asleep a little bit
people asking if i was alright
people fucking with my hat
finally decided to go back to the hostel at 4:30
told guard to tell mode i was back at the hostel
came back
lo and behold
mode was on the couch reading harry potter and had no idea how he had gotten back (didn’t have a key, or much money)
continued next day