Tag Archives: Budapest

Sam’s Ses Challenge #3: Scary

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. I hope you’ll join in. My good friend Sam McRae, one of the main human characters in the Jaspa’s Journey books, loves photography. It was Sam who brought to my attention the relatively … Continue reading

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Into The Labyrinth of Buda Castle, Budapest

Long before the city of Budapest was unified in 1873, the twin towns of Buda and Pest faced each other across the Danube. And long before King Béla IV built his castle on Buda Hill in the 13th Century, prehistoric … Continue reading

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‘Shoes on the Danube Bank’ Jewish Memorial, Budapest

Towards the end of World War II, between October 15th, 1944 and March 28th, 1945, the Hungarian government was briefly under the control of a fascist organisation known as the Arrow Cross Party. During this dark period, 10-15,000 people were … Continue reading

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Artistic Roofs of Central Europe

In July we did a bit of a circuit around the southern part of Central Europe. One of the things that struck me along the way was how something as simple as ceramic roof tiles can be used to enhance … Continue reading

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2014 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

In about half an hour’s time, the lights will go out to signify the start of the 2014 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. The start of an F1 race is always a happy-sad time for me. Happy because … Continue reading

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Hungarian Summer Gatherings

This week, when I first saw Ailsa’s (from Where’s My Backpack?) Photo Travel Theme of Meeting Places and Krista’s (from the Daily Post) Photo Theme of Summer Lovin’, I immediately thought of me and all my fellow Formula 1 crazy … Continue reading

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