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Important Notice about the future operation of Treehugger Dan's Bookstore

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Treehugger Dan's Positive Blog: Holiday in Kalnik

luka10Having been chained to the house for months on end trying to sort out the problems with the well, water pipes and heating repairs, I was finally able to break away for a couple days.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 124: Annual Visits to ANPI Certified Producers II.

fruktarium trizsDuring the low season at the national park we make our annual visits to the ANP certified producers. We began in the Zemplén a couple weeks ago. This week we met with producers in Trizs, Gömörszőllős, Putnok and Sajókaza, beginning in Trizs at the Fruktárium Guest House.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 123: Annual Visits to ANPI Certified Producers in the Zemplén

vajda gyorgyDuring the low season at the national park we make our annual visits to the ANP certified producers. The many successful entrants from the Zemplén region last year meant that we had to visit the area twice in order to meet with everybody. No hardship there, especially when Indian summer was still in full swing.Read more »

Treehugger Dan's Positive Blog: OSHO Oriental Soup House

oshoWandering around the 13th District and enjoying the continuing indian summer, we were getting peckish and stumbled across the OSHO Oriental Soup House on the corner of Balzac and Hollan Ernő u. I do not know if I have EVER seen, let alone gone into a restaurant where there is literally a line out the door.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 122: Bódvaszilas Cabbage Festival

The annual Cabbage Festival was held in Bódvaszilas over the long holiday weekend, and Jeroen and I headed over there for our annual ünnepi lángos, a kind of bread stuffed with sweet cabbage and baked in an outdoor stucco oven.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 121: X. Gömör Fruit Festival

janos ambrus honeyThe Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 121: X. Gömör Fruit Festival

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The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 120: Duna-Ipoly National Park Certified Products

Although I work for one of Hungary's 10 national parks, there are still a few I have not visited, or perhaps been to but never realised I was in one. The Duna-Ipoly National Park is one of the latter. Anyone hiking or biking on either side of the Danube Bend has been in DINP, which includes sections of both the Pilis and Börzsöny Hills.Read more »

The Good Life in Aggtelek National Park Part 119: Túrkeve Sheep Stew Festival

great bustardI do not understand how my colleagues get sent to the beer festivals to represents the park, but I, the vegetarian, get sent to pig and sheep killing festivals. While the dawn bloodbath is sickening, we always manage to meet interesting people. The Sheep Stew Festival in Túrkeve was no different.Read more »