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ACE Central Europe – Part 2: VidamPark

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Part 2: VidamPark, Budapest, Pest, Hungary Our trip began on Saturday, July 20 at VidamPark in Budapest. While the park has operated for many years, it has recently hit some difficulties and is slated to close in September 2013. It will be transitioned into the neighboring zoo, which will continue to operate some of the historic rides including Hullámvasút (Roller Coaster) and Körhinta (Merry-Go-Round), but most of the amusement rides will be removed. Throughout the ACE trip I spent most of my time in the parks with Richard Bostic and also various others including Vanessa Thomas, Judy Thomas, Betty Thornson, […]

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ACE Central Europe – Part 5: Bayern Park

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Part 5: Bayern Park, Reisbach, Bavaria, Germany On Monday, July 22 we made our way into Germany for our first Bavarian park. Bayern Park, literally Bavarian Park, is a beautifully landscaped family park with a good assortment of rides. We had about 6 hours in the park plus an hour scheduled for ERT. Unfortunately the coaster on which we had ERT scheduled was not working and while they attempted to get it up, ultimately they gave us tokens for the alpine slides in place of ERT. They served us a good meal as well. They have 5 coasters: Achterbahn (The […]

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ACE Central Europe 2013 – Part 1: Budapest, Hungary

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Part 1: Budapest, Hungary After taking a 10:30 p.m. flight to Amsterdam with my friend Richard Bostic on Wednesday, July 17 and a subsequent connecting flight, we arrived in Budapest around 6:30 Thursday evening. After making it to our hotel, Richard and I had time for a Rick Steves recommended restaurant, Menza, where we got several Hungarian dishes which were very good. After a quick tour of the Train Station, it was time to catch up on sleep. On Friday, July 19, we began our tour of Budapest. Hungarian people are quite different from the other peoples of Europe. Known […]

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