Travel Blogs from Szeged
... stood up for me in the bus.
An outstanding achievement for a little country. This was the smallest World Titles we have ever been at in terms of countries. There were only 30 countries here this time. The GFC has made an impact and many countries who normally attend couldn't come this time.
The coach and her husband who was the sweep took the team and bought them all a beer after their ...
... goes on.
About five o'clock the compeer burst into song. He actually had a pretty good voice and broke into a George Michael song. He came back with an encore of Hound dog. The crowd went wild
Well time for bed as we have to be at breakfast at 6am. Another day, another medal.....we hope.
We hope all is well back home. Ted have you worked out the video player yet? If not ask the boys.
World Champion Waz and ...
... the opens (men's over 60) and won Gold again. It's been a long time coming but very well deserved. If this keeps up we really will have to build that extra room.
Australia's tally for the day was 3 gold, 2 silver and one bronze. Not bad for a little country. The Canadians who have been world champions for probably the last ten years were extremely upset that we beat them. Singing the national anthem was a highlight of the day. I found it ...
... to bed. The result of that is we didn't go to the opening ceremony which is on now. Actually Gary and Allan were told not to go as they both had been unwell. Alan is in stroke with Warren. For you non paddlers that means they are the first paddlers in the boat and the set the pace for the boat. In other words very needed. Of course they will be there tomorrow as the first day is the 2000m races which are on the river Tisza. A hard race but exciting.
Tim, Dad ...
... br> Well two nights has turned into one night. They are going to be full the second night with a big group. So much for my reservation. I guess a big group beats a single traveller.
Not worried about that actually - not a lot here and think I saw all I wanted to see this afternoon. So happy to move tomorrow.
But moving is not that easy - well across the border ...