Travel Blogs from Pecs
What is it about zips?
If there is any thin liner material remotely near the path of a zip it's mission in life is to figure out a way, any way, of getting stuck in the damned teeth.
It doesn't happen every time. Oh no, the cunning little ******* waits for the moments that have the most impact on your normally peaceful life. On this tour this applies in particular to the sleeping bag zip which waits serenely until ...
... in the U.S., small hamlets with red tile roofs and the church steeple dominating the skyline.
We arrived in Villany in the late afternoon and had time for a walk about town with a Hungarian couple before dinner. It was interesting to hear about what life was like before the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Dinner was served in an outdoor courtyard with a view over the vineyard to the mountains of Croatia in the distance. The weather was perfect, they put ...
... 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 ...
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
Hunyadi Street. 2, Pecs | Hotelfrom $54
Agoston Street 11, Pecs | Hotelfrom $52
Bajcsy Zsilinszky St 7, Pecs | Hotelfrom $63
Szolo U. 64, Pecs | Hotelfrom $45
Koller u 8, Pecs | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hunyadi Janos utca 1, Pecs | 3 star hotelfrom $87