Travel Blogs from Kosice
... It is our
intention to drop our bags and head for Sarospatak. But Erdobenye turns out to
be such a rural idyll, & the late afternoon light & temperature so mellow that we abandon
all ideas of more driving to Sarospatak. Our B & B also happens to be a small vineyard. Our hosts Ildiko & Peter are a charming young couple who have given up their teaching jobs to run the vineyard ...
... exhibition on Hungarian military battles throughout the centuries, complete with tiny models of soldiers, horses, invading Turks, etc. as well as ones showing the development of armour and money. We crossed a walkway across a narrow ridge to a guard tower that had excellent views of the countryside, then it was time to head out for a coffee and sweet break in a nearby pastry shop- yum! My cousin Balázs and Eva headed back to the guesthouse to nap and prepare dinner while the ...
Today we met my uncle and mom at the Kelenfold transit station, close to where my grandparents used to live. My uncle borrowed my cousin's car as its bigger than his so our ride was nice and comfortable. It was nice to see the countryside on the way- we even had a little detour through a small town due to a road closure and we got to see lots of storks and their babies in nests that the city set up for them on top of power poles but away from the lines. We ...
... walked so many years ago.
Returning to Zdoba, we visited the home of Julia Kollar, widow of John , Martha's brother. We also met her sons, Frantisek and his family, and Peter. We also met Eva, a relative of Julia's, who spoke perfect English which was very helpful to our communication. We had a wonderful lunch (and drink), shared photos and enjoyed getting acquainted.
From Julia's, we went to the home of the Vasil Family where we met John, Elizabeth and Maria. We ...
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, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet