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... and Thomas' father and mother's gravesites.
In the evening, we went into downtown Gyor and walked through what they call the Old Town. It was being decorated for a festival and was very impressive looking. The Archbishop was saying mass here today and we took in a bit of the start of mass.
... br> We continued on after this to Busjy and Gabor Emery's. Busjy is Irma's (Mary Puhl's sister) granddaughter. More food and drink were offered and graciously eaten and drank.
Thomas took us to visit Tema and Antal, his sister's daughter and her husband. They have a beautiful acreage; Antal works very long days but was gracious enough to stop and have coffee with us.
Margaret was next; Thomas' sister. We stopped briefly ...
Forewarning! These next entries will be family-heavy. Mom is dictating to me while I type it out, so it's a group effort.
We arrived in Csorna in the afternoon and settled our things into the Remete Panzio (Guest House).
From there we took a walk to locate the spot where Agnes Markus used to live. The house had been torn down and a new one built in the same location. After this, we managed to find Imery Gulyas and were able to ...
... into a just over 2 hour movie. I really think they enjoyed viewing it, even just to see a couple of pictures with them in it!
When everyone left, there was only us, Vicki, Gabor, Eszter and Bernadett, Vicki's sister. We sat outside until early evening, talking, trying more palinka (whiskey) and some red merlot. I told everyone we might have to dry out for a few days once we get home LOL.
On the Deak Square stands a baroque statue erected in 1744 for St. John of Nepomuk. The one story house of the former Archbucal Castle of the Hasburgs can also be seen on the square. The town hall of our days, the former (hundred house) was built in 1892 in Neo-Reneissance style. The main adornment of the Fő Street is the so-called Cselley-House. ...