Senator House Hotel
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... layered concoctions are something that the Hungarians are very proud of, and something they miss when living abroad. I understand that there is a competition each summer for the title of 'Hungary's Cake', (e.g. http://hungarytoday.hu/cikk/hungarys-ca ke-presented-first-time) for the best new recipe that uses an assigned theme ingredient. All of the ingredients need to be sourced in Hungary as well. Cafe's around the country can sell the ...
... had to enter. We were treated to one room of around 8 wax figures. There was a blacksmith, a soldier, a minstrel and several historical figures from the town. These wax "creatures" were incredibly entertaining, yet I couldn't shake the feeling that they were watching me from every turn. We were excited to take a skinny staircase down to the next room, only to find out that this just brought you ...
... flying, and cars on the roads. Obviously, this can all be done with cameras and projectors today, but imagine how astonished people were when it was revealed in 1776! Definitely worth climbing 9 stories, and a highlight of our visit.
Across the street is the Eger Cathedral, the second biggest in Hungary. Its imposing edifice and ornate baroque interior were worth a quick visit. It had a beautiful dome, stained glass windows and the second largest organ in Hungary.
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Noszvaj is a small town of about 1800, where my dad grew up. It is near the larger centre of Eger which is known for its thermal springs. My aunt and uncle had built a large house for their family, who had since moved out with families of their own, so we had a huge place to ourselves, including our own bedrooms and bathrooms which was a bonus. Aranka and her husband Gyuszi now lived next door in a smaller home ...
Where to start? How about at the end. We survived! There were moments during our trip to Eger when both Geoff and I thought that our last moments were upon us. Let me try and explain... This was our first meeting with our hosts, Eva and Janos, who are very kind people. Janos was driving. Janos likes to drive. Janos likes to drive fast. Janos likes to talk while he drives (it was during this trip that Geoff learned that getting loud, and sounding angry while doing ...