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First Day in Repashuta, Hungary

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added on 2nd of September, 2008

We arrived around 11 a.m. to Miskolc, where my boyfriend's (Zoli) relatives live. Miskolc is a city situated in north Hungary.

After eating and gossiping a bit we went together with the relatives to Repashuta to the wedding. This little village is relatively close to Miskolc but you have to drive on serpentine paths so we arrived after a 40 minutes drive. The village is on a hill, near a forest, so it's really nice. This is the home of the bride, Kati.

The bridegroom, Zoli's uncle, we met earlier on our way to Miskolc, so we arrived together.

The bride's home was a bigger house with a garden in which tables and chairs were put. Many kinds of drinks and food waited us:) The garden was decorated with flowers and silk bands.

After welcoming everyone the first part of the ceremony began. The bridegroom had to 'ask out' the bride from her parents and after this the wedding guests had to walk through the village (which means a 2 km road:)) behind the couple. This is a tradition in this village. It's quite a funny tradition: when the bridal-party walks through the village the people living there can come out and watch this. If many people come out that means that they like you, and everything is alright. But only a few people come to see you it's a bad sign. And I almost forget something: the people who come out to the street get cookies:)

After this we all went to the church. After the ceremony, which wasn't too long, we went back to Repashuta to a nice restaurant which was just in front of the bride's house. It was decorated for the wedding with flowers and candels, but it had also an own decoration which reminded a hunter's house with horns and furs. We liked it very much.

The food was delicious, the music was good (it was live music), so we had a good time. In the middle of the party the bride was 'kidnapped' so the bridegroom had to do funny things to get her back, for example he had to run around the room with his mother-in-law on his back and saying loud "I love my mother-in-law":) you can imagine how we laughed all the time...

We left the party at 4-5 in the morning and went to sleep to Miskolc. We stopped at Lilafured, a little village near Miskolc (or maybe it is a part of the city, I'm not sure). There is a castle with a nice park, and a waterfall. Here we made some photos, too.


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1. Jul 26, 2008 First Day in Repashuta (Repashuta)
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zdanko wrote on Jan 28, 2010:
Sweet little village!
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lifecruiser wrote on May 22, 2009:
That must have been a wonderful experience. I love all weddings, but especially if I had got to experience one abroad - which never have happened YET :-)
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stef wrote on Oct 10, 2008:
No pics about Zoli drunk?

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A city found in North-East Hungary, Miskolc is known as a place with deep industrial history. It is the third biggest city in Hungary with a number of residents amounting to 180,000. Also, Miskolc is the capital and regional center of Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen county and Northern Hungary. Learn more facts about this city through Miskolc History.Miskolc History – Pre-Historic Period and Early History Based on archaeological findings, the area where Miskolc is located has been occupied since the Prehistoric Era. Artifacts, which date back from the Paleolithic Era, found in the area confirm human presence for more than 70,000 years.... Read more »


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