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Lake Balaton-Csopak

Soaked on St. Stephens Day and a Day at the Lake

August 28th 2006
After arriving in another new city late on a Saturday afternoon, it was decided that Sunday would be put aside for sightseeing. As luck would have it, Sunday also turned out to be St. Stephens Day, a big national festival here in Hungary. St. Stephen was the first king of Hungary ruling from 997-1038. He turned the nomadic pagan tribes into an independent nation largely by converting everyone ... 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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Tot: 0.191s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 18; qc: 71; dbt: 0.0384s; 71; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.7mb