Tagged With "Hungary"
Re: Prague: Fancy Rooftops, Flashy Facades
I remember having the same feeling about Prague. A beautiful city of great architectural variety and all types of style. One of the more memorable views of the city is from up high, say from the observation deck of City Hall. The rooftops and towers are beautiful.
Unmissable Sights in Budapest
We often travel to other countries, other cities, but not always for sightseeing. Conference, meeting, maybe for some service. These trips sometimes takes several days, but we can also decide to connect the pleasant to the useful and look around the city. Here is a brief introduction for those, whose destination is Budapest. What is a must see, from the Hungarian capital. I recommend this article, which contains more than 100 sights, for those who want to spend more days in Budapest, or want...
Prague: Fancy Rooftops, Flashy Facades
Every city has memorable buildings and unusual architectural details, but I can't think of another city with such a wealth and variety as Prague. I was struck by it on my first trip a dozen years ago, and this summer's trip reinforced the impression....
One Hundred Years Ago: On the Eve of War
One hundred years ago, July 28, 1914, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, a young Serb nationalist shot and killed Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, which then ruled Bosnia and quite a few other places now independent . Their goal was an...
Heroes Square, Budapest: Where Gumbo Was (#48)
Lynn Millar and MAD Travel Diaries both identified where Gumbo was: Heroes’ Square, or Hosok tere, in Budapest. This giant square has served many kinds of memories and movements, beginning with its construction beginning in 1896 as a...
June 7, 2016: Horsemen of the Puszta
These Hungarian horses, once trained for battle, still learn not to fear sounds such as gunfire or cracking whip...and can lie down on command!
Back Country Crossroads in Hungary
Robert Cranwell, the Amateur Emigrant, explores and is charmed by the remote regions of Hungary. Be sure not to miss this post.
Re: June 7, 2016: Horsemen of the Puszta
Bob Cranwell shares memories of visiting the vastness of the Puszta, a vast plain extending from Europe to Central Asia.