02-10-2014, 09:38 PM
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Hey all!

I know I haven't been around for a while, but thanks to Johnny I thought I would pop in while bored in my hotel in Boston and share some of my favorite photos from my trip to Eastern Europe this past summer.

WWII/communism memorial in Budapest (Instagram)
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The magical Transylvanian woods! (Instagram)
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Our daily midmorning break snack
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Bran Castle, home of Bram Stoker's Dracula
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Remnants of the communist past, somewhere in the Transylvania countryside
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Brasov, largest city in Transylvania, with the Black Church in the middle
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Absolutely beautiful gate to someone's house in Odorheiu Secuiesc, Transylvania
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This was of course a very brief overview of some of my favorite things from my 2 month trip. There are a few more pictures back in this thread http://shavenook.com/thread-update-trave...ansylvania


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 02-10-2014, 10:01 PM
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Anthony, it's great to see you posting again and thanks for the interesting photos. While I have not been to Transylvania, I have been to Budapest and think it is a beautiful city.

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 02-11-2014, 01:01 AM
  • CMur12
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Thanks for sharing your images with us, Anthony. I've lived in South America and in Portugal, but I have never made it to Eastern Europe.

- Murray

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 02-11-2014, 01:49 AM
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Thank you for the wonderful pictures!
I had the pleasure to travel to Budapest (loved the city), but never made it to Transylvania. Smile

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 02-11-2014, 05:00 AM
  • Shaun
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I liked the swimming spas all around Budapest. Steam rooms, pools, just so luxurious. There are some GREAT eating houses too, but you'll need to hunt them down. All depends what you like to eat, but Hungarian food can tend to be a bit on the meaty/heavy side so go slow, enjoy. Find a place that has some live music in the old style. It's quite an experience walking into some of these places that seem to hark back to a more lavish period frequently run by long-running families. Truly superb.

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 02-11-2014, 07:48 AM
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Welcome back, Anthony! Those are some great photos.

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 02-11-2014, 08:46 AM
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Anthony, great to see you back, my friend, and thanks for sharing the photos! I hope you are doing well! Biggrin

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 02-11-2014, 09:30 AM
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Thanks for the photo updates Anthony. I am glad to see you posting again. Sometime when you have time, fill us in on your adventures since leaving New Mexico and moving back to Washington.

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 02-11-2014, 11:18 AM
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Welcome back. Great photos thanks for sharing.

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 02-28-2014, 03:57 AM
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stayed in Budapest for around 3 months.. Beautiful city..would love to visit again SmileThanks for the photos

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 08-04-2015, 08:11 PM
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I would love to visit Eastern Europe some day and soak it all in and go click and click and cl.......................................

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