Travel Blogs from Eger, Hungary

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Camera Obscura, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Camera Obscura

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... fridge to put mine in, so some of it stayed on the plate. Full of broccoli and pancake, I climbed the hill to Eger Castle. This castle was somewhere between Sümeg and Szigliget on the cheese scale. There were tents selling tacky castle-themed souvenirs. ...

Daytrip to Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Daytrip to Eger

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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We took a daytip to the castle town of Eger, where we strolled its quaint streets and stopped into the local covered market to feast on a massive hamburger and a huge bag of cherries. Sebastian was nearly pick-pocketed in the town, which was a bit ...

Eager in Eger for bulls blood, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eager in Eger for bulls blood

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad

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... young drunk boys and girls chanting some sort of sporting slogans. Apparently there was an international sporting tournament going on in Eger. We don't know exactly what, maybe handball? We arrived early afternoon, took taxis to our hotel and checked ...

The City of Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

The City of Eger

A travel blog entry by scottik38

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... taken over the rest of Hungary finally forced the turks to leave. As can be seen in the fotos, many remnants of the turks are still left in the building designs etc. More about Eger can be found here:- ...

The Hotel Arany Trofea, Eger, Hungary travel blog

The Hotel Arany Trofea

A travel blog entry by scottik38

After a few phonecalls on the way we finally found some rooms at the quaint little Hotel Arany Trofea in the older section of Eger. The roms were quaint, yet of good size, there were beds for 4 people in our room. We unpacked and then walked down to the ...

To Romania, Eger, Hungary travel blog

To Romania

A travel blog entry by laine

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... up and after a few different people warned us to be careful in Romania (thanks for the confidence boost) we headed to a town called Eger. This was on the way to Romania, and set in a mountainous wine region. We found the very basic camp site which was ...

bulls blood, Eger, Hungary travel blog

bulls blood

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... one accepts travellers cheques...so Im in a rut right now. But Ill be okay in Vienna (next location) since Ive got Euros already. Eger is a very nice tourist town. Very beautiful. Addendum: Capital One solved my issues. I have money now! It was just so ...

Furthest Point East and turn for home, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Furthest Point East and turn for home

A travel blog entry by robroyaus

... Korunas to Euros in January their income has multiplied many times. Perhaps it won't take that long! We're now in Eger in northern Hungary. The town is famous for a Turkish siege in 1596 followed by an occupation, obviously the reason they server ...

Daytrip to Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Daytrip to Eger

A travel blog entry by whk2006

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Valley of Beautiful Women, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Valley of Beautiful Women

A travel blog entry by kevnari

... the many wines that you can buy straight out of the cellars for around NZ50 cents a glass. The other really nice thing about Eger is the lack of (non-Hungarian) tourism. There was only one budget hotel in town (no backbackers!) and people didn't seem ...

Wine and Train-Car Lullabys, Eger, Budapest, Koszeg, Hungary travel blog

Wine and Train-Car Lullabys

A travel blog entry by skarpes

... while he quickly took our passports, stamped them, handed them back and jumped off the train as it pulled away... (Phew!) In Eger Hungary, they are famous for their wines. In particular, one red wine called Egri Bikaver,(Bull's Blood.) We went in ...

Wine!, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Wine!

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

... to explore the history of the area (surely not!), but more to discover for myself why the town is now famous within hungary - namely, one of the most prolific wine growing regions in the country, and home to the (allegedly) internationally famous Egri ...

Wine, Sausage and Spew, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Wine, Sausage and Spew

A travel blog entry by travoholic

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... about Eger. All we knew about the place was that it was famous for a local wine called Bull's Blood which is sold all over Hungary - wine tasting is a good enough reason for a visit as any! We were met at the train station by a woman who was offering ...

Wine-tasting in Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Wine-tasting in Eger

A travel blog entry by jenl

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  Yesterday Tina, my neighbor from Malaysia, and I got up super early to catch a ride to Eger, which is Hungary's version of wine country. One of the guys at work grew up there, and he offered to drive us this morning ...

Back to Eger, Hungary, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Back to Eger, Hungary

A travel blog entry by scottik38

here at ...

Leaving Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Leaving Eger

A travel blog entry by scottik38

... , woven wicker baskets, embroidered blankets, and even big iron brewing pots for sale. Also plenty of flower arrangements for the upcoming 'Day of the Dead' which is what is celibrated here in Hungary (others call it Halloween) . ...

Graz, Thermal lakes, snakes and wine testing, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Graz, Thermal lakes, snakes and wine testing

A travel blog entry by fnumena

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... quirky and ever so cute, it had lots of little round 'houses' with thatched roofs (surprisingly a lot of houses in Hungary had thatched roofs, was almost like being back in Ireland). Apart from our Romanian neighbours we were the only campers there which ...

Elusive Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Elusive Eger

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... its whistle at ear piercing volume. Just outside the entrance is a famous Lipizaner stud (those white horses that Austria and Hungary are so famous for). Unfortunately closed to the public the day we were there, we hung around the entrance long enough to ...

Side Trip, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Side Trip

A travel blog entry by chrispy

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... around the streets of Budapest, narrowly avoiding trams while trying to find the lookout, Jim drove us to North Hungary to his home town of Eger. On route, we quizzed him about his National Service, which has only recently become non-compulsory. He ...

Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger

A travel blog entry by kateb75

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... the lagos was better than the one I had the day before and was cheaper, under 2 dollars! The one thing that I have noticed about Hungary is that when you leave the tourist area no one will speak English. The phrase book I have is useless as when I try ...

Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger

A travel blog entry by dueduedue

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We left Lillefured this morning and drove by way of a beautiful mountain road to Egar. It took a while to find the Senator Haz Hotel in a maze of narrow, one-way cobblestone streets.  After we did, we walked the gĺ gatas.  Jerry and Art ...

2 weeks, 2500km, 5 countries and 2 garage visits&#, Eger, Hungary travel blog

2 weeks, 2500km, 5 countries and 2 garage visits&#

A travel blog entry by mirapanis

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... in contrast met Leidseplein-achtige pleinen en hippe winkels en cafés. Heb mn looks dus maar even laten aanpassen bij de lokale kapper :-)   Nu staan we op de camping in Eger, de bekende ongaarse wijngaarden. Morgen misschien een klein ...

A Minaret and some Bulls Blood, Eger, Hungary travel blog

A Minaret and some Bulls Blood

A travel blog entry by lindsaym

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... pictures.   Went through the markets and grabbed a cold snack on theway back. Made one more stop to check out inside the Eger Cathedral. Decided by this point that it was time for a beer so a group of us took shade under and umbrella on a ...

Wine time!, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Wine time!

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

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... place to stay. With most of the available accommodation in Eger being expensive and outside of our price range - likely because Eger is in one of Hungary's wine regions – we only had a few options to chose from. The first, and we thought our best, ...

Eger Bit of wine tasting, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger Bit of wine tasting

A travel blog entry by heidiandrew

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... Eger fed his soldiers red wine, the Turkish saw this and thought it was Bulls blood so still today they call the Red wine from Eger "Bulls Blood". Today the wine is sold in a less than romantic way (see the photo with Heidi holding a water bottle full of ...

Egg-Air and the Valley of the Beautiful Woman, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Egg-Air and the Valley of the Beautiful Woman

A travel blog entry by laytonandjana

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... The column remains but the mosque was destroyed in 1841. We squeezed in a tour of the underground wine celler tour at the Eger Cathedral where the bishop used to keep his wine collection. The tour was in Hungarian & English but the Hungarian piece ...

Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger

A travel blog entry by alhadeff

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A cidade de Eger eh bem pequena. Mas muito bonita e interessante. Passamos por aqui para conhecer os vinhos da Regiao. O mais famoso eh o Bikaver, ou "sangue de touro", nao confundir com o nosso Sangue de Boi!!!! Passar por aqui foi mais interessante pela ...

Eger, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger

A travel blog entry by ced

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Eger August 13-15, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Eger August 13-15

A travel blog entry by cthrasher

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... says go to Eger to drink free wine in the Valley of Beautiful Women so I don't really think I need to explain why I came to Eger. This was basically as far north as the Turks got. Pretty small but very nice town. Good to get away from the big cities ...

Hungary Like The Wolf, Eger, Hungary travel blog

Hungary Like The Wolf

A travel blog entry by dazbo1975

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... TV...... Fortunately it didn´t show the England game!!!!! Despite this place apparently being the most beautiful place to go in Hungary, it is apparently the home of many members of the Hungarian and Ukraine mafia, according to a Yorkshireman we met ...

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