Travel Blogs from Mohacs
A 50 minute bus ride brought us from the Danube dock of Mohacs to the fifth largest city of Hungary - Pecs. The pronunciation is more like Pesh. Population of the city is about 180,000, with 20,000 of the residents being students at a major university. The Turks occupied the city and then the Romans, and the Hapsburgs, so there is a strong influence coming from various directions.
I slept some on this bus ride so my memories are minimal. Some days I just have ...
Another rude awakening, this time it was our lovely verbose cruise director's voice over the intercom system. "Goooood Moooorning Laaadies and Gentlemen". Really?
I missed breakfast, as the clock in our cabin was an hour slow. Trust me, missing a meal is no biggy, as there is always food somewhere. They provided an early lunch as the included excursion was to Pecs. (Pronounced “Pech” )
No wonder it's taken me so long to get this blog written. When I look at the schedule we had and the things we saw in such a short time it's not surprising that we just fell asleep at the end of the day.
True, the cruise along the river was relaxing but often the ship journeyed at night and we 'toured' during the day. Such was the case for the two days I am about to share with you.
The AmaPrima arrived in Novi Sad, Serbia at 7:30 in the ...
... got a flat tire in Kolut. A man who only spoke Serbian, but who desperately wanted to help, mimed that he would take Dave in his car to get his tire fixed. What a guy, but no need, we had a spare tube and a pump.
Quickly we were on our way again.
We passed through a lovely forest before the town of Bački Monoštor. Here we were able to get Dinars from the ATM, the ...
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Baja to Dávod-Püspökpuszta, 40 km, total 1490 km
Sunny and 25C
Dávodi Kemping és Szabadidópark double room 7600 HUF. + Brfst 800 pp + 3 00 pp tax (over age 70, tax exempt)
We were surprised to wake up to clear blue sky. The forecast had been rain. We know bad weather can roll in real fast but again we were cautiously optimistic that ...