Travel Blogs from Komarom
... border in Northern Hungary. After genuinely surprising the owner of hotel with our early arrival, Rose and I trekked off to explore the town. The local basilica was an impressive sight, aided by the complete lack of crowds unseen in Budapest. A 400 step climb led to the basilicas cupola that provided 360• views of the town and countryside. However, according to Rose, ...
So we were here a little ahead of schedule due to our experience in Bratislava, thankfully everything improved here and we were happy to stay the 2 nights we planned.
Gyor was only ever a stop over destination and we visited the city centre today before we head off to Budapest tomorrow.
Next up Budapest... Then Tom's Birthday on Tuesday 27th May - just incase you had all forgotten which I guess you ...
... two fumbling attendants - ridiculous. We made it through in the nick of time. Crying baby from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. Crying baby from Minneapolis to NOLA. Sigh. The flights have been on time thankfully and because it was snowing in Minneapolis, we had to go through de-icing, so we'll arrive about 1/2 hour late to NOLA. Steven is picking us up. I cannot wait to take a ...
Budapest highlights then start the 23 hour cruise to Vienna. At 2,600km, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe (after the Volta). It's quite shallow and typically there's only 1.5 m of water under our keel. Before the snow melt, it's too shallow for the cruise ships in Jan and Feb. The smallest locks (69 of them on our cruise) are 12m wide, leaving very little space either side of the 11.45m wide boat. Tomorrow I'll add some pics of the ...
... we celebrated with a traditional Hungarian meal of shared plate of salamis and sausage, followed by Hungarian Goulash, then pancakes and coffees. Some of the group went straight to their cabins and to bed, but we headed back to lounge bar to listen to the two singers and a bit of dancing. Lasted about an hour and a half, even did a few of our Tango steps, which seems to have improved our other dancing along the way. Slept very ...
Other places to stay in Komarom
Kelemen L. Utca 1, Komarom | Hotelfrom $56
Tancsics M. Ut 34, Komarom | Hotelfrom $63
Tancsics M. 34, Komarom | Hotelfrom $72
Tancsics Mihaly Utca 38, Komarom | Hotelfrom $64
Bem J. Utca 21, Komarom | Hotelfrom $42
Czuczor Gergely utca 54 , Komarom | Hotelfrom $50
Szent Laszlo St 16/A, Komarom | Hotelfrom $56