Monthly Archives: December 2010

Spa Time

We left Budapest fairly early the next day, so this time we arrived at our destination while it was still light. Heviz is a charming town on the edge of Lake  Ballaton.  We’d followed Heinz from Budapest on small roads … Continue reading

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Budapest by Night

Sorry, we didn’t bring the camera on this foray, so you’ll just have to imagine what it looked and felt like.) We’d warmed up at the Boatel for a bit when Katja drove up.  After introductions, we piled into her … Continue reading

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Balkanization

We escaped from Skopje, turning in our police registration hours before the 90 day limit expired, and headed into Serbia. Southern Serbia is marked by small, clean villages clustered around mosques. The population is obviously the same as that of … Continue reading

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90 Days

We are facing the end of our first 90-day stint here. (Rather than try to apply for a work visa for us (a lengthy & chancy process), The University requested we come on consecutive 90-day tourist entries, which don’t require … Continue reading

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