Monthly Archives: August 2006

The presents

These tulips are the present of the Netherlands (we call it Hollandia) to Hungary. The flowers were planted on the Margit-island right close to the fountain which plays classical music. Its really nice from hollands that they gave this present … Continue reading

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Fairy tale or glass palaces?

Budapest looks like being in a fairy tale. Historical buildings, all the famous features were built in the late XIXth Century. In the local regulations they prohibit to build high buildings, no glass palaces, no skyscrapers. Are they nessecary in … Continue reading

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Sound of bells

Having these four churches around my place every day I can hear the peal. Its like a concert. They chime the bells several times but the real big deal is the noon time bell.In 1456 János Hunyadi defended the fort … Continue reading

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Cool breeze

He had large hands. Like a father. And he was really a father, a Padre as Livier said. A franciscan monk and priest in his brown frock having a thick rope as a belt around it. Basically I don’t like … Continue reading

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Chapel

It seems my first daily photos will be about churches. Its not because I am so religious (I am even not baptised) but these temples are nice witnesses of our everydays. There are like 4 churches very close to my … Continue reading

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