Archive for the 'Hungary' Category

House of Terror in Hungary – Photograph

Friday, December 23rd, 2016
House of Terror in Budapest Hungary

A museum of terror in Budapest The 20th-century House of Terror (Terror Haza) in Budapest Hungary is dedicated to fascist and communist exhibits. It also couples as a memorial to the people tortured and killed in the building. Unlike other buildings in Budapest the House of Terror was purpose built and is surrounded in controversy.… Continue reading more »

Final days in Budapest, thoughts and moving on

Saturday, September 29th, 2007
Main square in Budapest with war memorials (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Though it’s not written here, but is in the book, I learned more about the practicalities in finding home in Hungary then just about anywhere else in Europe bar Spain. Traveling along he streets of Budapest was not always so nice. Burger Kings, and Mc this, mc that’s spoiled the oldness …

Hungarian woes

Friday, September 28th, 2007
Old KGB House in Budapest (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: It was around about now I realized I was writing double. The Blog was a blog, still for me and so on. While my actual handwritten journal was becoming thicker by the day. A book was being born. Oh Boy my groin was in agony… I was starting to hobble. I made… Continue reading more »

Arriving into Budapest, damn Lonely Planet

Thursday, September 27th, 2007
Hungarian House of Parliment, under renovation (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Not knowing a thing about a city when you arrive can be good. But maybe not when you have a Lonely Planet as your guide. I arrived from the train stacked up on Red Bull after a night of difficult sleep due to the door continuously sliding open. I made a makeshift… Continue reading more »

Eurolines suck when you are in Poland

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
Church in Krakow (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: There are some things that go wrong when you travel. Sometimes its not so bad. But somehow they linger in your mind for months, if not years to come. This is one of mine … Next day was a usual hungover one. Not good for a travelers mind, but after this I… Continue reading more »