wolfgang is happy that we finally arrived
the german team with team leaders and our guide Kata
aah! computers! (curious first contact with this new technology)
kim is introducing his contestants to the austrians (because he wants to have time to get to know the girls)
peaceful sleepy guides (in german, we would say: "la li lu, nur der mann im mond schaut zu, ...")
bea (guide for austria) is happy to meet us but still suspicious :-)
benjamin tests how geeks react when they are exposed to microsoft marketing
the school where the competition took place
hello over there!
a contestant posing....err, no, he is just playing pétanque
michael is just watching
who can stop a german team leader in football?
a great demonstration of classical and typical hungarian instruments in the open air museum
wolfgang and benjamin are looking longingly at the spare food
jure . o O (get out of my face)
the tour continues: czech republic
team italy (some say that they were even more quiet than kim)
the dutch table with german immigrants
kim probably just wrote her by SMS that he fell in love with another girl...from her boyfriend's mobile phone :-)
futile attempt to hide the proof that austria is messing around at foreign tables
only blond people here...must be italy
now i remember: THAT is italy...perhaps the previous table was finland
these impressive artists can play 10 melodies simultaneously using only three fingers (with negligible help from the synthesizer)
a beautiful castle near lake balaton
kim in the surroundings that he likes most
this was probably the nicest evening of the whole CEOI
kim hid the wine carafe skillfully between unobtrusive mineral water bottles and even manages an embarrased "what is that 'alcohol' thing you are talking about?" grin
everybody is happy
it is no coincidence that "finland" and "fashion" start with the same character
four very blond, very nice and very happy finnish contestants
three guides - unfortunately, all three of them didn't talk very much
even mojica is tired...
...while everybody is still having fun at the neighboring table (GER, FIN, NED, SLO)
kim is giving everything in order to impress petra
kim's efforts are already showing effects - but only on him, not on petra
bea, the guide of austria (a very nice girl)
that's how austrians look right after you asked them something about kangaroos
bea is still enjoying the discotheque very much
even a team leader has limited strengths
germans on the way
daniel relaxing in the train
katinka hiding to call someone
but i found her ...
kata, our guide
"benjamin, please close your eyes .."
teamleader looking scary
two-handed banana ...
wow, computers (look at the guy playing solitaire)
tobias in cool position on the table
mojca (too slow to hide from my camera)
alexander, wolfgang and kata at the opening ceremony
kim playing in the lobby
guides (half) asleep
kim (scary small distance)
lucky austrian contestant
sight-seeing trip (the only day with rain)
guide, trying to count
do they look really interested???
even the city-guide got calls
just hanging around
married couple (why have they been all alone)
german hat with teamleader
sorry for bad quality ...
hat with deputy leader
old houses in the open air museum
how do people look, when there is a flashlight in total darkness ..
parts of team germany
vampire party ..
still vampire party
probably the most awful fish soup we ever had
katinka, guide of finland
the nice garden-restaurant
kim waiting for his vegetarian food (like always)
eva from the netherlands - curious look
veronika - nice smile
slovenian team and blaz
peter (team leader slovenia)
katinka, guide of finland
- wanted -
(dead: $100; alive: $1)
kim finally got his meal
this is scary, isn't it?
and this is really cute
elina, infiltrating the tables of other teams
michael is happy that he finally got some food while everybody else already finished eating
happy birthday .. (does anybody remember his name?)
sitting at the campfire
elina and daniel
consequences of a slovenian playing billiard
tobias thierer (german deputy) at start of trip
hungary's beautiful landscape
tobias bending forward so that daniel can take a surprise photo of elina and parts of his perl t-shirt
tobias 5mins later
alexander with cool sunglasses
the square in front of the castle
relaxing on the benches
tobias and daniel sitting around
the garden behind the castle
still the castle
bored people sitting around
michael, not too happy to be on that picture
right now i don't remember who that is
alex and his bottle of water
the excursion group A is waiting (as usual)
daniel in front of it
elina in the sun ..
.. a little closer
market street there
the finnish team not visiting the church
show me your t-shirt and i'll tell you who you are (.net t-shirts vs. perl t-shirt)
very expensive hotel at lake balaton
german team hanging around
near lake balaton
still near lake balaton
daniel taking even more photos of his cool sunglasses
nice garden at the beach
daniel with the coolest sunglasses
the bus on its way back
tobias sleeping with his eyes half open (was really scary, but the pulse was measurable)
"look, he is taking a picture"
close your eyes please
why is it so difficult to keep one's eyes open?
now that's a cute one, isn't it?
dinner before disco
girl in black ...
virág, guide of slovenia
alexander, finally keeping his eyes open (ok, almost)
this waiter was so happy that i took a picture of him
"look at that guy over there .. "
what was she looking at???
different countries, different grins
"slovenian team, please duck ... "
" ... thanx!!"
little remembrances from lake balaton
yet another casualty for the german army
peter (still dizzy ..)
jure after party (and skipping breakfast)
elina and daniel
bus after party (half empty -- or half full??)
the horse farm
michael looking forward to ride
eline and one of her horses -- deep love
"beautiful" horse (for me it looks like usual)
another one (or was it the same?)
another horse (i think this is a fat one)
what the hell did i think when i took that picture?
excursion group a
come on, the idea is to keep your eyes open! :-)
i'm a poor lonesome cowboy and a long way from home...
that does already look very professional. congratulations, elina!
traditional hungarian food
walking to the broken bus
waiting at the broken bus
everybody is looking for the error in different places
Mc Guyver would have repaired the bus with this water bottle - but how?
the synagoge where the closing ceremony took place
alex fighting with his shoes
waiting in front of the synagoge
slovenian with a shirt he really dislikes
alexandra (is she happy or sad?)
great singing (after some technical problems)
michael getting his silver medal
. o O ( wow, Visual C++ Standard! )
final applause for the silver medalists
daniel and his gold medal
gold medalists - why are they looking so angry?
finally, some do even smile
group with great voices (though they could have done better songs)
eva and daniel
kim and part of elina
veronika and daniel
the second slovenian silver medalist
hungarian guide with german hat
view out of the leaving train
kim "i am the most quiet person that the ceoi has ever seen" schrijvers discovered the most comfortable writing position
kim and his girlfriend (sorry kim)
eva with 4 hours of sleep in the last 63 hours
time for a hearthy laugh
"what do i have to do with that snake???"
elina explaning something with her hands
i think this picture is really cute (any other opinions??)
kim, the grandmaster
eva sleeping (or suffering) on matthijs feet
waiting for our pizza
alexander looks at his team mates suspiciously