Travel Blogs from Pecs
... country has taken me by surprise. I realise I know nothing about it. I thought it was one great big flat plain separating the Alps and the Carpathians and that the language was utterly incomprehensible to earthlings. Oh and that cowboys originated here. Our intention was to blast across it's dusty terrain as quickly as possible and climb up into Dracula country. It's lovely though. The main roads put English through routes to shame, at least ...
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 ...
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
... br> great to try a few and get a sense of the taste of the area.
Unfortunately we had tea organised back
at our flat or we could have easily stayed there to eat and they had
entertainment stages set up for later in the evening.
Alison cooked up some sausages we had
bought at the market this morning along with some saurkraut. She
also made a tomato/onion/garlic sauce. The tomatoes are really
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 ...