Archive for the ‘Tour 2012’ Category

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Day 11 – Romania (Transylvania)

Day 11 – Into Romania Host families in Debrecen were incredibly kind order cialis now and packed huge lunches for all of us, sent lots of water and can't wait until our return. The trip to the Hungarian/Romanian border took about an hour. We stopped at a McDs for a quick food and money exchange […]

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Day 10 – Hungary

Day 10 – Tiszalok Prison and Debrecen, Hungary 7 am start for our trip from Presov, Slovakia to Debrecen, Hungary. We aren't pressed for time, so a little stop at a McD's and small mall gave us a chance cialis order to stretch, grab some coffee and get some local currency. We arrived at the […]

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Day 9 – Presov, Slovakia

Day 9 – Presov, Slovakia Another very early morning for the 6 1/2 hour ride to the eastern end of Slovakia. Although it was a long drive, it was our first chance to see several ruined castles. We don't see many of those in Pittsburgh. We were due to play for some school children at […]

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Day 8 – Skalica, Slovakia

Day 8 – Skalica, SK A restful day at last! We left Straznice, Czech at about 9 am and arrived in Skalica, Slovakia at about 9:30. after changing some money into Euros, we were all free for about 3 hours for walking around, eating ice cream or gelato, lunch, eating gelato, sight-seeing, eating gelato, sitting […]

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Day 7 – Straznice & Javornik

Day 7 – Straznice & Javornik Yet another very early morning BUT we were able to sleep on the bus for a while this morning. After a tearful farewell in Ratibor, we were on our way to Straznice for 10 am and 11 am concerts at their High school. We were due at 9 am, […]

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Day 6 – Vsetin & Fulnek

Day 6 – Vsetin Mark, our driver, has a resting day from the bus, thus we are exploring public transportation and found it to be rather efficient. The nearest large town is Vsetin, and we spent the morning at a high school. Rose, our translator, is a teacher in this school and had arranged a […]

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Day 5 – Sunday

Day 5 Grueling day of ringing! 7:30 am departure from Ratinor to arrive in Hodslavice for a 9:15 worship service. Good News Ringers rang during worship and then Southminster Ringers followed. After the benediction, we did a full concert for the very appreciative congregation. They treated us to a great lunch at a local eatery […]

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Day 4 – Katerinice

Day 4 Katerinice for the whole day! We had the opportunity to explore the town in the morning. We started at the church at about 9 am, our latest morning so far! We visited the cemetery, the local hockey display center (also known as a Pub) that was opened just for us, and then the […]

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Day 3

Day 3 After sleeping in much later this morning (we didn't meet til 8:30) we went to the very near town of Hostalkova to ring for the school children from Katerinice, Ratibor and Hostalkova. The concert was in the local church and the church was packed with kids. If you happen to count the number […]

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Day 2 – Concert Time!

Concert time! We made our way to Valasske-Mezirici for a short hike for ice cream and then a concert to benefit the local Diaconate. The concert benefited their work with hospice care and elder care. The program began with The Good News Bells from Katerinice ringing a couple of their pieces and then we began […]

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