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Sunday, February 24, 2019
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A few things we have noticed, as being strange or different from Canada, that we are slowly getting used to. Here are our noteworthy mentions! 1. No Clothes Dryers I begged Alfonz, ‘please buy me a clothes dryer’ as soon as...
1.Cabbage Rolls Start by cutting out the core of a head of green cabbage and putting it hole side face down in a big pot of salted boiling water with the lid on. Put on high and let boil for...
Hungarian cake contest mullet cake wins

Hungarian Sweet Tooth

This year's national winner, the Millet Cake with Kecskemét Apricot! In the 1950's my Nagymama would pack up my mom and uncle dressed in their finest clothes to walk down the 12 flight of stairs.  She would put mom in the giant...
Have I loved you? Have I fed you? My love language has always been the same, since I was old enough to share my cookies on the playground; I have shown people through food, how much I love them. Here...
Saint Stephan's day Celebrations ran the weekend of Aug 20th through. Friday - Sunday we did not stop! Saint Stephen was the first Hungarian King, and he brought Christianity to Hungary where there were once pagans and nomads. He united...
Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Eastern/Central Europe at 592 km2. It is completely landlocked, fed by the Zala River and Sió River is the only outflow point. We stayed at Alfonz's cousin's lake house, in Alsóörs, a small town on the North Eastern...
Our day at the circus!         The Grand City Circus is located in Budapest's City Park at the end of  Andrássy Avenue, and it's entrance way is through Heroes' Square a monument to the 12 Kings of Hungary. Beside this huge...
                The title of this post refers to a famous Hungarian Song about a man singing about the woman he loves, under the Margaret Bridge where he saw her lace slip for the first time, and later her lace underwear. Margaret...

Budapest Home Coming

Coming up to departure, the morning of our trip, the house still had to be cleaned, mom's car loaded, and perishable food sent over to the neighbors. It took a miracle to pull it off. But we got it...

Photo Shoot

  Our photo shoot with Sherrin turned out some nice shots of our family. Taken over at a park here in White Rock, BC. around 2:00 in the afternoon, under some beautiful old trees, we enjoyed an hour of play....