Hotel Oktav

Wesselenyi utca 35-39, Esztergom, 2509, Hungary | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Esztergom

Vienna to Budapest!

A travel blog entry by nicolapollard on Aug 28, 2013

... Terror House which was used by the Nazis and then the Russians. It was a place of torture and execution and hundreds of people were killed there, mostly in the 1950s! The Russians were just as ruthless as the Nazis. Anyone who opposed communism was executed basically. We knew this would be a place we would want to explore so after the tour we dropped our bags at the hotel and went to the Terror House. It was a ...

Buzzing City + Mercury hitting 40+ degrees C

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma on Jul 28, 2013

2 comments, 26 photos

... t really feel we would cope well with walking around Buda and climbing up the hills in the heat! It also allowed us to see all of the main sights quickly so we could choose what to come back to. The bus tour was very informative, it came with headsets that told you about the history of the city and its sights as you were driving around. The view from the Citadel hill looking over the Danube when you can see both sides of the river with the historic cities of Buda and Pest was one of ...

Donauradweg; Komárom to Esztergom 57km

A travel blog entry by michellendave on May 26, 2013

44 photos

... pretty decent, cheese omelets, fried eggs with bacon were added to our customary fare. No dark bread though.

Junko and Hiro must have read up on the Fort Monostor. "It is a very important fortification", Junko said with the hope that we all would be as enthused as she was. I waited for reaction of everyone else. We had already discussed stopping at the Fort when we rode near it the day before ...

Buda-Pest, a lesson in hospitality & history

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on Apr 21, 2013

15 photos

... every time he saw me, until he was escorted off the premises by a very apologetic Vera. Unfortunately a few minutes of my arrival while I was tucking into a recuperative and delicious home made banana cake and a cup of tea, there was an unwanted departure from the premises.... one of the boys balloons escaped the house and started it’s journey to freedom. This led to a totally understandable outpouring of grief by the youngest son, his brother was rather amused by ...

Traditional Hungarian Recipes from Cooking Class!

A travel blog entry by cgould2 on Nov 03, 2012

... Toast bread
Boil the eggs while we prepare the sauce: stir the yoghurt /kefir, mayonnaise and mustard. Season by salt and pepper and add some chopped onion and/or parsley. Peel the boiled eggs and chop into small pieces then add it to the sauce. Cool then serve with toast bread
Ham roll with horseradish cream
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 8-10 slices of ham - Horseradish - 100 g butter - Besamel sauce (100g butter, 100g flour, 700-800 ...

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