Travel Blogs from Nitra
... k up" in several languages. I bought some Hungarian paprika from the duty free shops. Our 6:25 flight to Amsterdam was right on time. Amsterdam's airport required that we all show our passports but their method was insane. Everyone came into a small room and were chaotically funneled into a very few passport checkers. Pushing, shoving, cart wielding, stroller pushing crying ...
Budapest highlights then start the 23 hour cruise to Vienna. At 2,600km, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe (after the Volta). It's quite shallow and typically there's only 1.5 m of water under our keel. Before the snow melt, it's too shallow for the cruise ships in Jan and Feb. The smallest locks (69 of them on our cruise) are 12m wide, leaving very little space either side of the 11.45m wide boat. Tomorrow I'll add some pics of the ...
This morning there was a choice of taking a bus to Estagom or sailing there. As we have had several bus tours we were ready to enjoy the first morning of the cruise. Very enjoyable and relaxing, we think we can take a lot of this. But we'll see after two weeks on this leg of the journey. Then another 8 days on the Seine. Esztergom was founded in 10C by the first Hungarian sovereigns . Istvan or Stephen 1st was christened ...
... use the bucket (we laughed every time).
This field trip was to act as a reward to the students for completing the case study, and indeed it was just that. We relaxed and stuffed our faces with more delicious foods. The coordinators organized for us to have a culture sharing activity where each student was to present some sort of song/dance/joke that was representative of their country. Most students chose to play music or show dances such as the tango, ...
... Now, after one week of introductory classes here in Nitra-Slovakia I have a new respect for this country.
There is a great amount of history here (as there is on the entire European continent), however much of this history is plagued with hostile take overs and warring empires. As with everyplace, their past has greatly influenced their present situation. I do not want anyone who reads this to picture an ugly, dark city, because ...
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Other places to stay in Nitra
Farska 16, Nitra | Hotelfrom $61
Svatourbanska 27, Nitra | Hotelfrom $73
SvÃ¤toplukovo NÃ¡mestie 1, Nitra | Hotelfrom $69
68 Mostna Street, Nitra | 4 star hotelfrom $67
Svaetoplukova 2, Nitra | Hotelfrom $128
Farska 41, Nitra | Hotelfrom $88