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... hats were involved.
The next day we drove to a beautiful summer house lent to us by a family friend of Gabor, and we spent the remainder of the week sleeping in, swimming in the lake,
exploring the ruins of a local hill fort , looking at the stars through the telescope, drinking wine, and teaching a Hungarian and a Dane baseball! We also cooked and ate A LOT! While we literally Bar-B-Q'ed food, we figuratively Bar-B-Q'ed in the heat, but it was worth ...
Hello Dedicated Readers,
So sorry for our absence! We've spent some time away from Budapest, and before leaving we were not aware there would be no internet access for the duration of our sojourn...
Moving on. If you're wondering how to pronounce the name of the town under "city", the easiest way is to say "sugar sugar hay barn". If you want ...
... Pista also picked and gave us flowers and gave us some of his wine to take with us.
Leslie Szabo was on the side of the road on our way back, and since Thomas thought he used to live in Csorna, we stopped to talk to him. Mom found out that he's possibly a third cousin as Antal and Istvan Markus were brothers and he is descended from Antal. Thomas will check further into this for Mom.
We moved onward to Eva's mother's at Karad. Along the road we saw ...
... local Riesling with a philosophical
Chicagoan and my pastry chef Dutch roommate. In Germany even the guys
drink wine spritzers. They would be labelled 'girly' back home for sure.
But here it's just an inside joke with myself.
I had my first legit goulash. Was super good, especially after waiting until 9 thirty for dinner. If I'd know it's be so late I would have gotten two dinners in!
At the hostel ...
... Hosteleigenen "Aussenbar" und lernen zudem noch einen supernetten Ami, Casey, kennen und eine Niederlaenderin, Tessa. Wir verbringen den Abend Floecc trinkend, quasi Weinschorle auf Ungarisch mit eigenem ungarischen Weisswein und erkunden das Oertchen dann noch ein wenig. Ausserdem gibt es im Hostel ein Gulash nach muttis REzept, in einem riesigen KEssel ueber offenem Feuer stundenlang durchgekocht. Lecker Lecker!!! Wir haben viel Spass zusammen, ...