"Kosice With Family" Top 5 Page for this destination Kosice by lmkluque
Kosice Travel Guide: 154 reviews and 421 photos
This page tells of a personal trip to the "old country" and is meant to help others searching their "roots" rather than an up-to-date travel page.
Welcome to my Kosice, Czechoslovakia page,
The photo is an over view of Kosice. The town center is charming and the outskirts are full of tall, rectangular buildings refered to as habitations-- which are not much different from the housing projects throughout the U.S.A., so for me, they were rather common.
I arrived in Kosice about eight in the evening and the first shock was the airport. We walked off the plane to the tarmac, which reminded me of a scene from "Casablanca," into the airport "terminal" which was a very small building to my eye. No one spoke English so, I followed the other passengers, hoping they'd lead me to my suitcase. They did.
The second shock I experienced was the baggage claim area. Out the door of the building there was an "L" shaped wall about knee high, with our luggage stacked on top. After a while I found mine and the third shock occured.
I didn't know how I would recognize my relatives picking me up from the airport as I had never seen them before. I hadn't thought of that fact until that very moment.
Kosice is a lovely town in many ways and it was thanks to my father and my "roots" searching that I had this chance to enter a communist country, which indeed Kosice was part of, when I arrived.
I hope you enjoy your visit,
- Pros:A lovely town
- Cons:Not enough time to see it all
- In a nutshell:Don't miss this interesting place!
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