We spent a great long weekend there with lots of laughs, eating delicious traditional Hungarian dishes, hiking, relaxing, meeting new friends and talking until dawn with my dear folks. We will never forget these three special days. Visiting this village would make for a wonderful Budapest day trip, as it is only kilometers away. And yes, a statue of raven welcomes you at the entrance of the village. The name perhaps comes from the legend in which the lord of a castle stole a pretty maiden, whose nurse was a witch.
Have you been to Budapest? What’s your favorite thing in the city?
21 Photos That Capture the Heartbreak of Europe’s Refugee Crisis – Mother Jones
I like to write articles in which I speak of photographers from a certain country. I have a hypothesis that somehow, countries visually influence photographers born inside their borders. The Austro-Hungarian Empire gave us so many photographic giants that discussing only 5 was a real challenge — I had to omit a few photographers who were of utmost importance in the history of the twentieth-century photography. Below is a list of 7 — not 5! I have retained their birth names, since a lot of them changed their names for various commercial or political reasons. An interesting thing here is that most of these photographers were contemporaries. He shot a lot of things, from sports, to politics and, of course, the amazing life of the streets.
Austro-Hungarian Army WWI
New Mexico is a state that has intrigued us for quite some time. But, when we started planning our road trip, we found so many other exciting adventures in New Mexico, Yes, we had a blast in Anchorage, but we live in frigid Minnesota. A warm winter escape is almost a It was a cold winter day in Minnesota.
Budapest, Hungary, has intrigued us for quite some time. From the beautiful architecture, to the magnitude of thermal baths and cave systems that run underneath the city, to the food and ruin pubs, and the storied history of the city, Budapest just sounded like one of those cities we would enjoy. And, I would have to say, our assumptions were more than correct. Budapest quickly became one of our favorite cities in Europe. During our five day visit, we spent time relaxing in coffee shops, wandering around the gorgeous city streets, hopping around ruin pubs, taking a cooking class, visiting museums, ice skating, soaking in thermal baths, strolling through Christmas Markets, and attempting to explore the caves…more on that below.