Travel Blogs from Szeged
... stood up for me in the bus.
An outstanding achievement for a little country. This was the smallest World Titles we have ever been at in terms of countries. There were only 30 countries here this time. The GFC has made an impact and many countries who normally attend couldn't come this time.
The coach and her husband who was the sweep took the team and bought them all a beer after their ...
... bag. It worked a treat on Warren and made him feel a whole lot better. See picture.
Lots of really nice people in the Dragonboat world and sat beside a really nice Irish family today. Their son is paddling for Australia so they came over to watch. He won silver so they were over the moon. We are getting very good at sign language and having lots of fun trying to communicate to lovely Hungarians, Croatians, Polish, Russian and ...
Well today has been a bitter sweet day. We started this morning to learn that our darling Katie's grandmother has passed away so we send our prayers and love to all the Bertsos clan .
Warren has the flu and woke up very ordinary but the trooper that he is, he paddled in the mixed 2000m race in which he was stroke, ie sets the pace, and won the Gold medal. Australia is now the world champions in senior C(over 60). This afternoon he repeated the ...
... to bed. The result of that is we didn't go to the opening ceremony which is on now. Actually Gary and Allan were told not to go as they both had been unwell. Alan is in stroke with Warren. For you non paddlers that means they are the first paddlers in the boat and the set the pace for the boat. In other words very needed. Of course they will be there tomorrow as the first day is the 2000m races which are on the river Tisza. A hard race but exciting.
Tim, Dad ...
... anyhow. No buses. It seems Romania is a no go area. They don't like them at all ( took our land after WW1 ). Everywhere I asked just gave me the cold shoulder and "good luck". However, have worked out I can get a bus to the Hungarian border town about 50km away so will do that and then walk, if need be, to the first town in Romania - Arad. I have all day and its only another ...
Other places to stay in Szeged
Szent-Gyorgyi Albert u. 16 - 24, Szeged | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Maros utca 1, Szeged | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Szent-Gyorgyi Albert u. 42, Szeged | 3 star hotelfrom $58
Szechenyi, square 3, Szeged | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Bajza utca 6, Szeged | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Zarda u. 8, Szeged | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Terez u. 30., Szeged | Hotelfrom $63
Furdo str 27., Szeged | Hotelfrom $80
Hattyas Sor 19, Szeged | Hotelfrom $46