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New Year’s Greetings and our new online store!

While our New England weather has provided us with a quirky start to the New Year, the world of Eastern European philately is looking forward to a bright and exciting year.We hope you will enjoy reading the article we assembled … Continue reading

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Budapest Au revoir

Our second family visit to Hungary was even more amazing than our first visit. We find Budapest the city continues to be a kaleidoscope of images and shapes.  It is vibrant and bustling day and night, and welcoming to native … Continue reading

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Back In Time to Bekescsaba

  We drove from Budapest around Kecskemet to Bekescsaba to the birth town of Janka Perlrott and Vilmos Perlrott Csaba. Since our plan was to work on family genealogy research we drove on to the town of Gyula, the county seat of Bekescsaba.

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Speedskating in Szeged

Speedskating Cousins In Sunny Szeged On Saturday we drove from Bekescsaba to Szeged somehow avoiding crossing the border into Romania on the way out of Bekescsaba. The rain dissipated as we neared Szeged and again we correctly missed the border … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash at Bagolyvar and Heroes Square

Bagolyvar – the Owl’s Castle             A short walk from our apartment led us to an afternoon session conducting genealogy research at the Leveltar (Registry).

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