December 1, 2009
“Do not dismiss the dish saying that it is just food. The blessed thing is an entire civilization in itself” Abdulhak Sinasi
I was perplexed when the only English in today’s evening meal menu was the above statement. Either they ran out of money for translations or they have employed a very shoddy Marketing Manager.
The Turkish cuisine and endless Turkish Tea or Cay continues to impress. Once again my perceptions have been challenged. I was sure that Turkey was famous for its Coffee not its Tea.
November 29, 2009
Cycling consumes vast calories apparently. Based on my body weight and lightning pace I should be burning about 800 calories per hour. This gives me a very good excuse for managing to eat the sort of 40 square Milka chocolate bar that is designed to be consumed as a treat over a few weeks. Read the rest of this entry »
November 9, 2009
Hungary is a brilliant country. I have spent 3 weeks here and there are no complaints except for the lack of dog leads. Read the rest of this entry »
November 5, 2009
Budapest as a capital exceeded all my expectations. I was lucky to celebrate my birthday here today: Read the rest of this entry »