Habitat for Humanity trip to hungary June 7th 2008 We are in the final stages of packing for our trip to Europe to build houses for Habitat For Humanity in Szarvas,Hungary.We will fly to London from Vancouver on May 12th, then to Prague on the 14th.
We travel next by train on the 16th to Budapest. THe Habitat portion starts on the 17th in Szarvas and will last until the 30th. We then will come back to Budapest and take a boat to Bratislava.B ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest » Pest 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
We live on Saltspring Island in British Columbia,Canada and are usually here from late fall until the end of May. In the summer we can be found at West Hawk Lake near Lake of the Woods.
We try to do active holidays that require training in advance of the trip. Staying moderately fit seems to be easier if you are preparing for a specific objective such as hiking the Coast to Coast Trail etc.
The Travelblog website is very helpful when planning a new adventure because you can almost always find a blog by someone who has been where you want to go. Thanks to all the other helpful bloggers.... full info