Travel Blogs from Pecs
Hello again! Sorry for the long delay but things have been crazy over here, plus I haven't been anywhere all that interesting to write about. But, this has changed with my weekend trip to Pecs, Hungary. The trip was organized with the school so all the McDaniel study abroad students joined me on the trip. Pecs is a pretty city of around 162,000 …
... 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 ...
... ridden walls. There is a thick smoke hovering every where from all the fires, people just burning their rubbish we think, as it smells horribly of plastic. Found a picnic spot next to a river for the night, and being extra carefull as not to sure of the surroundings. What a Gypsy life. Three meals/Three countries... Breakfast in Hungary, lunch in Croatia, dinner in ...
One of the places I most wanted to visit in Hungary was the town of Pecs (pronounced Pesh) which is a three hour train ride south of Budapest near the Croatian border. This town is important as it was both a Roman and Turkish ...
... so powerful. Our differences are what brought us together in this small town of Pecs, so far away from home, so far away from what we're familiar with. I'll never forget my new friends, our short but powerful memories, our new love for our new friendship. We'll always have a special place for Pecs and our fellow summer-term classmates in our hearts. I wish they could come with us on our journey through Europe, but this is just the beginning of finding our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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