Our transit was through Amsterdam with an 8 hour layover in Schipol airport. Lots of time to catch up on rest and duty-free shopping. Then on to Budapest.
We arrived in Budapest Saturday evening and got to see a little of Budapest on the way to out apartment.
Continue reading “We’re in Budapest!”
The Hungaria Stamp Exchange is going to Hungary. We will be leaving tomorrow and arriving on Saturday night. Some of the pictures on our previous blog posts came from our earlier travels to Hungary. This time we will post entries live as we are there. Most of our time will be spent in Budapest, visiting family, friends and researching family history. Later in the week we will be going to Szeged and Bekescsaba. Stay tuned and we hope you enjoy the posts!
Stamps have been a passion of mine since I was six years old, when my Dad first introduced me to collecting. I was fascinated by the beautiful pictures and the stories they tell about world geography, history, culture and ever changing political boundaries. My father patiently explained the history and meaning behind all of the stamps that he gave me to get started. He painstakingly showed me how to use tweezers to handle the stamps and hinges to mount the stamps in albums. Later, I would show them to other people to explain these fascinating stories. Continue reading “My Story (& the stamps)”