Eger - A pleasant suprise January 1st 2011 Having never heard of Eger before, I was pleasantly surprised on arrival to find such a beautiful place. Inhabited since the stone age, it is evident that it has had its prosperous moments over the passage of time. We spent about 5 hours walking around the city, stopping to join some locals sledding on the Castle of Eger's slopes and then found an excellent restauraunt.
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Europe » Hungary » Northern Hungary » Eger 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
1. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. - Mark Twain
2. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. - St. Augustine
3. There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. - Robert Louis Stevenson
4. The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson
5. All the pathos and irony of leaving onefs youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise trav... full info