Cowboys and Aliens
Another classic from 20 years of TG mag: Hungary's herdsmen confront TG's heavily modded Toyota Hilux...
Posted: 29 Oct 2013
The spirit turns out to be home-made pálinka – a 56 per cent brandy with the scent of fruit and the taste of petrol. And it is just after a slug that I notice smoke on the horizon. Except it’s not smoke. It’s dust. The dust of csikósok horsemen, one of whom is riding five lashed-together mares standing on the rumps of the rearmost pair. I stare at the bottle accusingly. And feel instinctively like we should circle the wagons. A security measure rendered ineffective by only having one wagon to circle.