Hungary 30 May: Biharkeresztes - Hosszúpályi

a road-party in Hungary

Welcome to Hungary!

The torch was passed from Romania to Hungary! Once more a big "Thank You" to our Romanian hosts for the great Peace Run experience!

A group picture with the Romanian and Hungarian team...

...and we started our Hungarian journey....

...we reached Biharkeresztes as a large group of kids joined in....

...also the Kindergarden lined up...

...safely behind bars...

...nice gifts, hand-made by the children..

...at the city hall...

The mayor of Biharkeresztes received the torch....

Thank you Biharkeresztes for the heartfelt meeting!

The mayor led the runners out of the community...

Good bye!

...soon after we reached Nagykereki. A group of local runners awaited us eagerly...

...the younger kids lined up along the main road...

...a gigantic Peace Run logo decorated the main square...

...nice traditional singing....

The mayor received us with kind word...

...and he passed the torch to the kids....

Thank you Nagykereki for the great welcome!

...all the way to the city sign....

...railroad workers...

Kismarja was ready for the Peace Run!

...an enthusiastic welcome!

...nice dancing and singing...

The mayor received the torch...

...torch passing with big smiles....

Thank you Kismarja for the enthusiastic welcome!

Pocsaj was next. A very nice reception in the community centre....

The kids were very cheerful....

The mayor greeted the team...

Thank you Pocsaj for the warm meeting!

A few symbolic steps....

...and we were back running on the long country roads....

We arrived in Hosszúpályi...

...traditional Hungarian snacks: Pogácsa...

...they were gone in no-time....

The mayor welcomed the runners....

...and a nice performance....

Thank you Hosszúpályi for the fun!

A big "Thank You" to the hotel "Négy Évszak" in Hajdúszoboszló for supporting the Peace Run!