The Hungarian Sea – THE LAKE BALATON AT TIHANY

Hungary-icon In Hungarian – Egy Utazásmániás Túk Naplója: A MAGYAR TENGER – a Balaton Tihanynál

I love the Balaton, I spent there a lot of time when I was a child. I wish I had had a weekend house there, then I would have gone there to relax in the Summer. Yes, only in the summer because in the winter it is dead. There is no tourism, no life there in the cold months. But in the summer it revives and it shows its most beautiful side…. 🙂 Now is the time to go to the Balaton!
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In the Streets of Szentendre, Hungary

Szentendre is a charming little town on the Danube River in Hungary, about 19 kilometres from Budapest.
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The town has centuries long Serbian past, Serbs settled here after the Turkish Occupation in the late 17th century. Szentendre became the religious, cultural and political centre of the Serbs in Hungary. Nowadays the connection with the Serb culture has disappeared, it is better known being the centre for artists and small galleries.

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Glühwein at the Christmas Market in Budapest

I haven’t been to the Christmas Market in Budapest for 5 years, it was time to do so. I went always to the Vörösmarty Square so I know that, that is the biggest one.

Now I went to the brand new one at the Basilica (it has been there for just some couple of years). There are a lot of small shops with souvenirs, a small ice skate ring and dozens of small restaurants where you can try the typical Hungarian Christmas food sitting on a bench being frozen 🙂

The light and sound show seems to be on every half hour. You can enjoy it till 2nd of January 2017.

Merry Christmas! Enjoy the pictures!

Vicky

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One of the entrances of the market
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