HUNGARY: Sanctuary at Gellert's

Edward of Wales, leaving Vienna behind (see above), arrived last week in Hungary's capital, did the rounds of Pest on the flat east bank of the Danube, then the rounds of Buda on its hill on the west bank. All Budapest joined the usual peekaboo chase after H. R. H.—all except the rickety old Hungarian aristocrats who spend their days steaming stark naked in the hot springs pool of Gellert's Municipal Baths in Buda.* There, far from the grand hotels and cafés of Pest where Edward was disporting himself, the old Magyars went on...

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