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Funko
13-07-2005, 15:39:50
Going there next week in a group of 10 friends (including Nills and Tizzy)

What should we do there?

How do I order a beer?

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 15:42:22
szor.

Hungarian is one of the hardest languages to learn :(

I am going to have to brush up on mine.

Vincent
13-07-2005, 15:42:31
You have friends?

Funko
13-07-2005, 15:43:30
Yeah, want to borrow some?

Vincent
13-07-2005, 15:44:35
I prefer the real stuff

Funko
13-07-2005, 15:46:18
Dutch?

Vincent
13-07-2005, 15:48:05
Dogs

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 15:50:08
Originally posted by Vincent
You have friends?

Who me? Yes I have friends in Hungary.....and "brushing up on my Hungarian" was a blatant exaggeration.

(And not because I already speak it fluently)

Vincent
13-07-2005, 15:55:52
Don't fool me. If you had friends, why would you post here? Well?

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 15:58:09
Because sadly I have to work, and my colleagues can't speak as much as you lot (even though what they say is less shit)

Vincent
13-07-2005, 16:00:12
Oh yes, work. Of course. HAHAHA!

Tizzy
13-07-2005, 16:02:45
This isn't the swearing thread.

Chris
13-07-2005, 16:25:59
Drink heavily and eat alot.

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:26:50
Excellent plan. I'm going to go with that. Thanks Chris.

Chris
13-07-2005, 16:28:09
Glad to help.

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:29:03
I will take you plebs to the most amazing cake shop. Man is it sweet!

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:29:27
I want cake and the finest wines known to humanity.

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:31:09
OMG, I forgot about the Wines! I spent the whole holiday last time trying to get people to drink Tokaji, and when they did, boy did they love it!

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:32:23
Awesome.

Do you know a good goulash place?

Can we bring shit like paprika back with us? I'm assuming that's ok for customs.

Tizzy
13-07-2005, 16:33:22
Wine and cake, excellent.

I'm looking forward to this.

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:33:34
Hell yeah. Last time we brought back a massive chain of this super hot paprika.

I know all the good goulash places!

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:34:02
Two words:

Fuck sightseeing.

Tizzy
13-07-2005, 16:34:54
:beer:

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:35:06
4 words....

Seen it all before!


It'll be far too hot to do any sightseeing anyway.

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:39:12
That's 14 words.

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:40:36
http://www.thedrinkshop.com/products/nlpdetail.php?prodid=2401&catid=0

"The King of Wines and the Wine of Kings"

http://www.crixa.net/archives/cakes/000038rigo_jancsi.html
"Considered the Queen of Hungarian cakes"

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:42:33
ok so the '99 tokaji :)

What about their reds?

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:43:08
http://www.winesofhungary.com/

:)

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:44:44
Don't do red, and it's basically a desert wine, but one of the finest desert wimes you ever will taste!

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:45:49
http://www.tonyaspler.com/pub/articleview.asp?id=557&s=5

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:47:17
Things you learn....
Chappel Hill is Hungarian....

I once saw a bottle of Tokaj for 300 pounds?!

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:48:33
Yeah, that article seems to suggest they are making some pretty decent reds these days (although only since quite recently).

Probably more hit and miss, but I'm still game

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 16:49:28
Fair play, I never knew he'd do this well!
I've left the best for last. Both times I visited Tiffán in the past year, I found the reds, virtually all of their total production of 100,000 cases, impressive, powerful, often spectacular. Headed by father, Ede, and son, Zsolt, the family winemaking tradition dates back ten generations to 1746. "We grow a little Welschriesling," said son Zsolt Tiffán. "But our vineyards, which comprise 20 hectares of vines, are planted almost exclusively with red varieties, both traditional and classical types."

Funko
13-07-2005, 16:56:01
Ok. Tiffán. I think I can remember that!

http://www.winesofhungary.com/wineries.php?id=57

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 17:08:28
mmmm, can't wait now. Tiffan for mains, tokaj for dessert!

Funko
13-07-2005, 17:11:27
Also, that wines of hungary site says that Vylyan is the best hungarian winemaker

http://www.vylyan.hu/english/main.html

Nills Lagerbaak
13-07-2005, 17:15:31
oOH, I'll have to try that. I like the quote on the first page!

Funko
13-07-2005, 17:20:38
Yeah. :D :wine:

Funko
13-07-2005, 17:28:04
That Bela Hamvas guy is great for quotes. See what he said about Villány (where that Tiffan guy makes wine)

"The elegant wine, that of Villány is the wine of the cavaliers and the ladies. As for me, I would only give Villány wine for balls?

All its advantages come to light when you have had a bath, shaved and changed from head to toe. The best in tails or a dinner jacket, ladies in neckline. It is moderate, fine, well educated." - writes Béla Hamvas

Nills Lagerbaak
14-07-2005, 09:20:03
Wicked! Maybe we'll meet him!

Let's take a book and try and have a "quote-off" over some wine tasting!

Funko
14-07-2005, 09:20:39
Sadly it appears he's dead. :(

Koyaanisqatsi
14-07-2005, 09:23:53
Bah. You give up too easily.

Funko
14-07-2005, 09:24:37
Au contraire, I believe it was him who gave in too easily.

mr.G
14-07-2005, 09:27:58
dead is lazy living

mr.G
14-07-2005, 09:35:01
budapest porno capital of europe.

hmmmm what to do, uuuh drink beer oc

Funko
18-07-2005, 11:15:12
So I got a guidebook and a phrase book last night.

Sadly there does look like there are loads of really pretty places to go and see. Castles and stuff.

Maybe we can find places to sit and eat and drink near them like you can do in Prague. :)

Drekkus
18-07-2005, 11:19:44
When are you leaving?

Tizzy
18-07-2005, 11:26:06
Thursday morning

Funko
18-07-2005, 11:29:13
Forever.

Tizzy
18-07-2005, 11:32:10
I wish