Current Events 5: The Humanitarian

January 30, 2018 - Fisherman's Bastion is a Neo-Gothic terrace affording views of The Danube. Its turrets and archways are ideal backdrops...
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Current Events 4: Castle Hill, Budapest

January 25, 2018 - There were other tourists milling around the royal palace enclosure, but not masses of them. Much of Buda Castle now hou...
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Current Events 3: Captain and Crew

January 24, 2018 - Peter, the ship's captain, was a Hungarian who looked younger than his years, despite the weight of responsibility for t...
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Current Events 2: The Ship

January 19, 2018 - It was in Budapest that HL and I met our ship, the M/S River Aria. HL had arranged in advance for a cab to convey us fro...
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Clapping for Tinkerbell

January 17, 2018 - I was a small girl in New York when my mother took me to a children's matinee performance of Peter Pan. It was my first...
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Current Events: My Cruise on the Lower Danube River

January 16, 2018 - I made my first trip to Europe with Miri, when she and I were still in our teens. We worked and wheedled to get the fund...
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The Nightmare Chair

January 16, 2018 - After forty years, I am back in the Nightmare Chair. My first time was in Long Island Jewish Hospital in August, 1977, w...
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