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Budapest: Mirrors

Sunday, October 9th, 2005

Before I tell you this story, let me first inform you of a strange fact about Budapest. Around the city, in the subway entrances, you can buy your train, bus and tram tickets from a person sitting behind mirrored glass. Why? I don’t know. But just be sure to keep that in mind as you read on.

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Bohinj: I said, higher.

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

We arrived at the bottom of the cable car run around 10am, all stocked up with food and water, ready for a good days hiking. The morning fog was just starting to lift, and the sun was warming the fresh air. The cash for the tickets was ready in our hands as we approached the ticket window, curious to see if the cable car was running at all after yesterday’s smoky display, and preparing ourselves to be disappointed.

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Bohinj: Wet

Saturday, October 8th, 2005
Bohinjsko Jezero, or Lake Bohinj, is a 5 kilometer long lake, situated at the foot of a valley in the Julian Alps. A couple of small villages rest on the shores of the lake, not doing much, just staring out ... [Continue reading this entry]

Bled: Row row row your boat

Saturday, October 8th, 2005
A few years ago, back when travelling was something that other people did, more adventurous and assured people, I remember speaking to a mate who had just spent two years overseas.He spoke to me about a town in the Northwest ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos: Sarajevo

Monday, October 3rd, 2005
Ok, so I planned to have photo entries here on this website, but to save time, will most likely be hosting them only on Flickr. There's a link to mine and Bec's site in the panel on the right, or ... [Continue reading this entry]

Ljubljana: Multitasking

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005
Bec and I were up at 6.20am to catch a 6.45 bus from the Plitvička Lakes (Plitvice in English) to Zagreb (see, it's not all sleeping in). Just like the last few days, it was cloudy, dark, with a misty ... [Continue reading this entry]