I’ve been back in Montreal since June, and getting used to being back in Canada.
For our February break, Kate and I took a holiday to Budapest and Vienna.
In Budapest the weather was freezing and snowy, and it was the first time I felt real winter since I’ve been in Europe. It reminded me of Montreal winters. Because of the weather, it was really cozy to slip into restaurants and try hearty soups and stews to warm up. I loved Hungarian food! I didn’t know much about it before coming, but I really liked all the things I tried. There were lots of soups and stews, lots of sour creme, and pickled things and salads. Hungarians also love Paprika and spicy and sweet paprika seemed to be in almost everything. I loved it!
After discovering a bit of Nantes, in the few days I spent there before arriving in my new home city of Saint-Nazaire. I took the train there which took about 45 minutes. It was strange to get on a train and have no idea what my destination would be like. All I knew was that …