Hotel Zlaty Dukat
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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... It is our
intention to drop our bags and head for Sarospatak. But Erdobenye turns out to
be such a rural idyll, & the late afternoon light & temperature so mellow that we abandon
all ideas of more driving to Sarospatak. Our B & B also happens to be a small vineyard. Our hosts Ildiko & Peter are a charming young couple who have given up their teaching jobs to run the vineyard ...
... Essencia, an extremely rare Tokaj wine that was once sold by druggists as a health tonic. It's the richest of all Tokaj wines, taking from 6 to 8 years to completely ferment to only 3% alcohol and up to 85% residual sugars. I've never even seen this wine, let alone tasted it- it was thick, syrupy, sweet and a bit acidic, smelling and tasting of apricots, oranges- it was the most incredible thing I've ever tasted, being reserved for royalty or the nobility in past centuries. What ...
... and got caught up with everyone. While Eva cooked dinner for the group, we took a little walk to buy wine from a local winemaker, who's cellar we will be visiting tomorrow night. With our return, dinner was ready and we now had wine to accompany it! It tasted great after the long drive. After we helped wash up, we went for a little walk through the village to see where the wine cellar was that we'd have our tasting at. There were old wine presses ...
... the mountains. This caslte was in very good condition compared to most castle I’ve visited, and in fact, it was the biggest one I’ve ever seen. It was cool because most of what was still up was original and you could see the whole courtyard and the defense systems. We even got lucky and got in for free because of the day we were on, and got to see a very entertaining sword fight show with people dressed in medieval times.
All in all, Kosice was a nice town. There ...
Truly an unforgettable day of eating, drinking, meeting, seeing, eating, drinking, sharing, giving, eating, drinking, receiving, hearing, eating, drinking, hugging, kissing, eating, drinking, "helloing", "goodbying", eating, drinking, exhausting, amazing, eating, drinking, discovering, learning, eating, drinking, loving, finding. And did we mention there was a lot of eating and drinking?
Early in the day, Martus took us into the City of Kosice. It is beautiful ...