Travel Blogs from Pecs
Pronounced "eg ga shay guh druh", and it's Hungarian for "Cheers!". (If you pronounce the accented syllable with a short "a" sound the word refers to your derriere.)
Some of Tim's co-workers organized a weekend getaway to the Villany region of Hungary, famous for their red wines. They set up visits and meals at three wineries, arranged lodging at the hotels and a bus to take us there.
The IAEA is an international organization and so were our ...
... on posters of so much of the material from the
codices which we have seen a very little of in reproductions but
rarely in the flesh. Overall it was a very interesting exhibition.
We stopped for a long lunch at a great
restaurant. Veal, baked and sliced in mouthwatering thick slices and
some more of the Villany wines. The Pinot Noir here is a really
fully flavoured red, completely different from the pale pinots we are
After our ...
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 ...
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 ...
... platform, baking in the sun, for
half an hour before we were rounded up by the station lady. Once we
got moving it was not too bad but our seat was definitely hot. We
eventually discovered that the heater under our particular seat was
fully operational and after moving seats it was a lot more
We arrived in Pecs and with some
uncertainty and concern navigated to the vicinity of our apartment
and were very relieved when a young man ...
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
Agoston Street 11, Pecs | Hotelfrom $52
Szolo U. 64, Pecs | Hotelfrom $45
Bajcsy Zsilinszky St 7, Pecs | Hotelfrom $63
Koller u 8, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hunyadi Janos utca 1, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $87