Travel Blogs from Pecs
... it's just shy of six in the morning and the sun is up. The folk round here must be an industrious bunch. We are by a country road but the traffic started up before five, competing with a nearby cockerel to get us up and about. I say we, but Mick as usual is still in his pit. 6am and the nearby church bell sparks up. Constant single note, get up, get up, get to work.
So we are up before 6am ...
... ending supply of wine bottles on the table, the food was excellent and I was seated next to a man with a French accent. Was this a dream come true? No, because I had never thought to dream this. Who knew two years ago that something like this was possible?
They've been making wine in this part of Hungary since Roman times, or perhaps even before. The quality declined during Soviet occupation because the government controlled it. Once the free market ...
There is a Leonardo exhibition in Pecs
at the moment. There is no actual Leonardo material but mostly
models and displays of materials from the codices. They have
spectacular models of the flying machine and spring driven
automobile. There was a very little discussion on technique related
to some of the famous paintings but not very much and these were the
aspects I found most interesting. Still it was very interesting
century, perhaps around the time that Constantin made Christianity
the state religion for the Empire. They are quite large structures
of various mausoleums of obviously wealthy families. A couple are
decorated with partially extant frescoes of christian motifs. Adam
and Eve with their fig leaves and Daniel and his lions are
recogniseable along with christograms. They appear to be in a
Tuesday 10 June Pecs, Hungary
Have I mentioned before that it is HOT
here. A temperature display in the street says 39. The weather
forecast just talks about 36. Our flat is a little hot box and...
An interesting day today. There is a
world heritage listed early christian mausoleum site here in Pecs.
It is very well preserved and presented. The tombs are from the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hunyor Hotel Pecs
Other places to stay in Pecs
Hajnoczy Jozsef utca 37-39, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Rakoczi ut 3, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $514
Kiraly u. 5, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Karolyi Mihaly U 1, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $145
Kiraly u. 3, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $47
Kalvaria u. 58, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Kozepmakar dulo 4, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Domorkapu Hidegvolgyi Utca 1, Pecs | Hotelfrom $66
Timar u. 4/a, Pecs | Hotelfrom $64
Bartok Bela u. 10, Pecs | Hotelfrom $61
Majorossy Imre Utca 3, Pecs | Hotelfrom $56
Alkotmany Utca 8, Pecs | Hotelfrom $45
Hunyadi Street. 2, Pecs | Hotelfrom $54
Bajcsy Zsilinszky St 7, Pecs | Hotelfrom $63
Agoston Street 11, Pecs | Hotelfrom $52
Szolo U. 64, Pecs | Hotelfrom $45
Koller u 8, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hunyadi Janos utca 1, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $87