at the Duna

Day of András in Hungary. Its from the Latin Andreas…he was the brother of St. Peter..the first disciple of Jezus. Happy name-day to every Andrew!:)

at the Duna
  When it comes to colder weather, you can see lesser people on the streets in Budapest. This promenade along the river is normally full of opened restaurants and tourists can be seen walking up and down, but nowadays it is totally empty. The city prepares itself to the long sleep and waits for the next spring when the first sunny days will invite people to the streets again…..

The proverb for today is:Even the white lily can have a black shadow.Pls feel free to share with me a proverb from your country today too:)

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1st food post ^.^ slurp*

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hmm…. look at this ;) does it make you salivate yet?

This Hungarian food smells really great! Being here, all the food really live up to its presentation;) In case you wanna know, the Hungarian paprika is thought to be the finest, and will be labelled as from the Szeged region. This skewed meat cubes+onions+cucumbers with cheese on top had paprika sprinkled on to add color.
We bought some Paprika powder and I found out that Paprika releases its color and flavor when heated. Thus, sprinkling ground paprika over colorless dishes may improve their appearance, but does little for their flavor. Do you know? if you want to color the contents of a dish, it is best to stir the paprika into a little hot oil before adding ;)

Zsolt hopes you will share with him a similar proverb/saying from your country. It can be with similar meaning also…but its not a problem if its different. The main point is to collect proverbs/phrases/sayings from all over the world!

The proverb for today is:

One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

(meaning: No two persons are alike – every one has his own preferences, likes and dislikes.)

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Gypsy event

Day of Stefánia in Hungary. Its a Latin name means: floral tribute

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It was luck to catch this Gypsy event in the Vajdahunyad vára in Budapest. They arrived with that large “limo” and with a lot of other cars and they fullfilled the yard of the castle immediately. It didn’t seem to be like a wedding (I haven’t seen any bride then) but the way they got together and started to sing was impressive. See the event on video here.

I have collected the proverbs you gave me here. Thank you so much!! I hope to have a large collection in time to come..so pls feel free to share with me the proverbs of your country.

For today the Hungarian one:

Look at the mother and marry the daughter!

program Budapest


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The Finer Details – Central Market – Központi Vásárcsarnok

Központi Vásárcsarnok

The fruits and fresh produce were indeed very neatly arranged. To me, it looked like a ‘up-market’ ;) Like ‘Jason Marketplace’, or even of some big malls with a basement ‘super’ market. Cos you can see how interesting and beautiful the internal iron railings are, and the spherical shaped lightings that are being used entirely in the market. And as you walk upstairs to the mezzanine level with lots of folk art booths that sells handicrafts of fabric coasters, aprons, folk costumes, embroidery, needlework, doilies, tablecloth and ornaments…

Zsolt hopes you will share with him a similar proverb/saying from your country. It can be with similar meaning also…but its not a problem if its different. The main point is to collect proverbs/phrases/sayings from all over the world!

The proverb for today is:

To speak is silver, to listen is gold.
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foggy after sunny

Day of Virág in Hungary. It means flower.

Autumn

Time ago i posted a photo of my garden with the rose when it was sunny. Now you can see the same place with a real foggy November background.:) I will show you the snow version, too…soon I guess.

Today I start a new game. Its not a quiz now…there is no prize…but I guess we all can enjoy it. I am fond of proverbs. Wise way to express at times very deep messages shortly. Every country, every culture has its proverbs, sayings or phrases. I would like to collect them from your culture.

In the next 7 days I will post 7 Hungarian proverbs. And I encourage you to share with me a similar one from your country. It can be with similar meaning than mine…but its not a problem if its different. The main point is to collect proverbs/phrases/sayings from all over the world! Lets start:

He who says A, should also say B.

Do you have any idea of the meaning?

Feel free to write your version from your country!

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