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ROMANTIC HUNGARY

  In 1934 a nineteen-year-old adventurer, Patrick Leigh Fermor, crossed Europe from the hook of Holland to Constantinople. He travelled mostly on foot.  He was the same age as my father.  A passage from his beautiful travel memoir, written years later, inspired this blog post.  Fermor wrote, in Between The Woods and The Water:  “The […]

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