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- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Kosice
... and awoke to someone poking me. He looked 'official' and kept trying to tell me I had to pay 20 Euros ($25) for the entrance to Hungary. Normally I would have had the strength and insight to question this, but I was weak and paid the man. Of course he was off the train with my money, and the train left. It all took about a minute, but I learned later from some people that was a hoax. Ok, I got duped, I can live with that. Then... when I arrived at the train station ...
... from a town east of here. Košice wasn't on my map to begin with, but it is now. Well, I thought the six hours here would be enough to walk the city center, then catch my evening train into Hungary. Wouldn't you know it, it pounding rain. I could barely get out of the train station for a look around. I did manage to make it a few blocks, wet jean bottoms and hoody, but what I saw got me really interested and enthused. ...
... next larger town heading west, Poprad. The trains are electric and efficient and clean. The ride was nice and only took an hour and a half. It's a small country. Their tourism motto is "Small Country, Big Adventure."
If we weren't on a schedule to get to Prague, we would have spend a day or two here. But, we have absentee ballots for our Gubernatorial election waiting for us there. And we want to hit some hot springs, so we're off.
... know exactly how many young educated people have left Hungary to work overseas.
How interesting is that.The British government doesn't know either!
* Even though we miss out on Sarospatak, if you are passing this way, it does seem to merit a visit.
*We have supper at the only restaurant in the village. It tastes surprisingly good.
... We entered the castle, where we sadly couldn't take pictures. We had to wear protective slippers over our shoes to protect the wood floors- I snapped a sneaky picture of that! The castle's furniture and tapestries weren't preserved but it was filled with stuff from the appropriate centuries when the Rakoczi family lived there, including furniture, clothing, books and tapestries. Then we headed out to wander around the other buildings- we were going to look into a tower building ...