Travel Blogs from Pecs
... the growers were more inclined to improve the wine. It was very good. Dinner included a fabulous salad with smoked duck breast and beets, and the main course was the best venison I've ever had with mushroom dumplings. Something chocolate for dessert., it was beginning to get a little fuzzy. Dancing back at the hotel until very, very late in the evening. Darn French Canadians and Unicum.
The bus took us to the town of Pecs on Saturday, our independent ...
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
... Roman elite burials that are not christian.
There is also an expo of local area
wines in the town. We are in the Villany wine area that seems to
make very good full bodied redincluding some really full bodied pinot noirs. There is an avenue of tasting
booths along with food stalls. A couple of the food stalls were spit
roasting whole pigs which looked and smelt glorious.
We tasted a number of the reds. ...
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 ...
... 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 ...