Italia – If Snooki Can do it, So Can I!

Before I get rolling, I would like to apologize for taking such a long hiatus from blogging. At first, I had a pretty good excuse; no internet or electricity. However, for the past 2 weeks, I have just been lazy. But, thanks to emails and messages from those somewhat patiently waiting (I didn’t really think anyone read this stuff), I have dedicated today to getting caught up. Here we go… Continue reading

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An Amazing Balkan Bonanza

It turns out that leaving Budapest is a little more difficult than I had first imagined. After my first failed attempt landed me in Austria for 2 days (a story for another time) and returned me back to the arms of Budapest, I decided to take the easy way out and get on a train.

Flat Stanley takes the train

It turns out that this options was also not without adventure. As we approached the Croatian border, the train slowed, and then slowed some more, and a little more until we were pretty much in crawl mode. We finally made it to the border, where the Immigration team came through with their scanners and stamps and cleared us from the Schengen Area and welcomed us into Croatia. Continue reading

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Anyone Hungary?

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While I was in Czech Republic I was asked why I wasn’t planning to visit Budapest. I had no good answer and started thinking “Why not?”.  So, when Eva and her father were able to find me a ride in a big truck, the decision was made…I was going to Hungary! Continue reading

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