Travel Blogs from Kosice
Monday July 7 2014
A Day & Night in Hungary
*There is a pause in our busy itinerary of sightseeing and we now have several days of consecutive driving before we arrive in Bucharest.
*Heading south of Krakow we leave the flat countryside and head for wooded hills & mountains. The roofs become very steep, cut logs in outdoor storehouses & ...
... experience, all thanks to our amazing hostess Eva! We sat in front of a wall of bottles of Tokaji wine, all covered in the black mold covering the walls. The bottles were upright, due to the cooler than usual temperature. The winery owner has another cellar elsewhere in the village with a temperature of 14 degrees and those bottles can't be stored upright. One old bottle on the wall behind us was taken out to an exhibition and not kept at 8 degrees- the owner didn't realize ...
... our destination of Tolscva, a village neat the town of Tokaj and in the Tokaj growing region. We're staying with my younger cousin Balázs' girlfriend Eva, who owns a guesthouse there. Also staying us my Uncle Isti and Aunt Bobi; my cousin Zsolt, his wife Fruzsi and his son Oliver; my cousin Balázs, his daughter Lulu and his girlfriend Eva. We filled the entire guesthouse! After we all got settled, we played with the kids, introduced Jim ...
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
What a thrill it was to step off the train and find Martha, her son Marcus, and Granddaughter, Maria. We were greeted with flowers and embraces that we accepted with all sincerity.
We may not speak the same language, but Steve was immediately bonded and thrilled to have "found" some of his Grandmother's (Bubba's) Family.
We were whisked off to their village of Zdoba to Martha's home and met Adriana, Martha's daughter, and Yulie, ...
Couldn't get a tyre in Cluj Napoca so had a quick blast to the only place I could find online that looked promising, however it was 120 miles away in Hungary...no response to my emails so I thought I'd just turn up and see...so the good news is I got a tyre, the not so good news is that it's about 3 models behind the times...apart from the price that is!!
But it had to be done, the tyre that came off had done 12832 miles from new and was looking like a slick around the middle, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet