Önkéntes Teaház - The Volunteer Teahouse

With the beginning of the New Year my own little project here in Hungary has finally started - a weekly meeting point for people of the surrounding area who want to speak English.

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The Life After

What people like to overlook during a year abroad is, that life still continues in their home country - not only the life of others, but their own, too.



On the one hand going abroad means leaving friends back home, but on the other hand you also get to make many new aquaintances.

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A small jubilee

I've been here in Hungary for close to half a year, now, and this is my 50th blog entry. That is worth a small celebration.

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The Beginning of the New Year

I might have not celebrated Christmas with my fellow volunteers but for New Year we met in Budapest.

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Celebrating Christmas abroad

A big part of the European Voluntary Service is getting to know the culture you're staying in. For this it is also important to stay for the big holidays you would usually spend with your family - at least in my eyes.

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Traditional Handcrafting

One of the instructors for handcraft who came to us in the Camp during the summer offered to teach me a little of her knowledge.

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End-of-the-year celebration

The team taking care of the horses was invited by its teamleader to a little thank-you-get-together.

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A permanent riding companion

Eszter has an aquaintance who lives close to Vereb, and he and I can go riding together.

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What does the Rainbow symbolise?

My Hosting Organisation here in Hungary is called 'Szivárvány Törzs' - Rainbow Tribe. But what does the Rainbow in it's name actually mean?