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The Yellow Cross  
   

The Yellow Cross

One of the paths in the Mecsek. Every hundred meters a painted symbol marks the way.
Spring in the Mecsek Hills, Hungary

May 5th 2004
One of my favourite activities is walking in the forests and hills of the Mecsek - around 200 sq km of hills and forests, crossed by few roads, and with only a few villages. I’m lucky to live close enough to the edge of the forest to walk up the foothills and then pick a path to follow into the forest. For the most part the forest is either oak based, on the southern and western hillsides, or bee ... read more
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Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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