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Labirintus: Lost in Count Dracula’s Prison

A maze of caves and underground prison cells, cages, darkness, fog, and Dracula? Sign me up please!

Today I visited Labirintus, a set of connected caves and cellars under the Buda hill in Budapest. The adventure is to do this in darkness. And a wax museum! Again! This time from the opera... weird.

Not bad. Also, much cooler than the 30+ degrees outside.

This article has also been published at Blogspot. See more urban exploration and caving stories from theurbanexplorer.net and planetcaver.net! Text and pictures (c) 2019 by Jari Arkko. All rights reserved.

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Ranking Jobs at Winter Resorts
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Ranking Jobs at Winter Resorts

Wikimedia Commons Photo. For some puritans, ski bums don’t have jobs so they can maximize their powder turns and go out drinking every night. For many mere mortals, however, the cost of living in a ski town makes getting a job during the season a necessity. Most ski bums usually look towards working at the local resort because it guarantees a free ski pass and you can crush gondola laps during breaks. After spending a season working at Steamboat Resort in Colorado and living in employee

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