Monthly Archives: November 2016

Hungary for a new adventure – Part 1: The historical appetizer

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This is the morning five of us leave on the post-tour extension to spend a few days in Budapest. Our reduced number meant that for the first time since our arrival, we wouldn’t be traveling in a large 40 person …

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Roll up, Roll up for the musical tour

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Yes, this is an invitation but you need no reservation because I’m dying to take you away. Take you today. Enough of that. The reality of today’s entry is considerably less psychedelic than my reference. I going to wrap up my visit …

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It’s been a long trip. Maybe it’s time to spend the day in Bled

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As I noted yesterday, Slovenia is not a particularly big nation so going from point A to point B anywhere in the country isn’t particularly time consuming. For example, in about two and a half hours you can drive from Ljubljana to Letenye, Hungary …

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Feeling sLOVEnia

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Thus far on our trip around the Balkan Peninsula the countries of the region we’ve visited have had long, troubled and war ravaged histories that contrasted with both the natural beauty of the territory and some of the stories of cooperation and …

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Taking some of the mystery-uh out of Istria

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In the long biographical post about Tito, I wrote that Istria has a rather volatile history and promised I’d detail it during our visit there. Well, we’re in Istria and have boarded a bus to take us from Opatija to visit Motovun – …

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