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Good blogging intentions go by the wayside when there is so much to do. Here is a recap of the last few days in Osijek.
I have been volunteering with an organization called PRONI that does peace activism and youth work. They are one of the oldest NGOs in Croatia (keep in mind they didn't have any before the war) and they do a lot of amazing work. My classmate and I were asked to ...
... where, during WW II, a worker bricked in a false wall to protect this dusty wine from the Germans. What we tasted was wine so good we actually bought a couple of bottles to share later with Ruth and Larry in Prague. Before the winery tour we took a walk around the fortress walls, saw a lovely old church and gazed at the scenery.
The unfortunate part of this day was driving to the ship in the dark. It would have been nice to get a better look ...
... based on geography. Those in the north drink later in the day but drink alot whereas those in the south drink all day. By the time we meandered back to a corner of the old town square it was around 1900.
The newbie couple disappeared and the rest of us went for a drink outside in the square at a typical Croation venue...an Irish bar; had another Osjecko and returned to work on the diary. Gave up a bit before 2200, knowing the departure tomorrow was only at 1000.
... zeszycik w ktorym rysunkami przedstawiona jest moja podroz - dla przedstawienia sie kierowcom z ktorymi nie moge dogadac sie slownie.
Travelling from Hercegowina to Bosnia I need to mention at least two drivers from whom I got an especially large dose of help. First of them was Nikola (about 35) who brought me 100km and left quite close to Sarajevo. When he was young he was doing hitch-hiking just like me, and thus now, to keep the balance, he ...
... pieces of communist crapola? This tired old thing was moving noisily up the street and it has seen communism fall, war and now rebuilding. It has survived it all like a cockroach and is probably the only living examply of a Yugo left out there.
I peeked inside a McDonalds out of curiosity since it was the nicest storefront downtown. How ironic that a shrine to all that is wrong with America in my opinion would have ...
Other places to stay in Harkány
Kossuth Lajos Utca 17., Harkány | Hotelfrom $36
50-52 Szent Istvan, Harkány | Hotelfrom $96
Jaro J. u. 1, Harkány | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Szent IstvÃ¡n utca 26-28, Harkány | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Bartok B ut 15, Harkány | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Bartok Bela Utca 1, Harkány | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Str. 5-7, Harkány | 3 star hotelfrom $87