Category Archives: Architecture

14th December 2015

In short… Szabadság Híd (Liberty Bridge), river front, Grand Market Hall, Dohány St. Synagogue and the Raumbach Sebestyen St. Synagogue (which is in a state of disrepair) Advertisements

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Gates and Doors of Budapest Part I

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Walking the streets

B and I walked 10.8km yesterday and 12.2km today. It’s nice to be back in our second home and to see the city with fresh eyes again. My feet aren’t feeling too fresh though…! This apartment has been for sale … Continue reading

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Várkert & bazár (Palace Garden & Bazaar)

This is all new! It was so wonderful to see a new part of Budapest and be excited by the changing city. I think they’ve done an excellent job of restoring this area to its former glory.  

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Italy, Day 5 – Day trip to Florence

I’ve dreamed of visiting Florence and when I woke up yesterday, I really wasn’t excited – I’ve been feeling off colour since Cinque Terre (maybe the seafood?) and trekking around a city wasn’t what I felt like doing. Still, we … Continue reading

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Rural Life

Skanzen, a set on Flickr. Last week we visited the Skanzen (open air museum) in Szentendre, just up the river from Budapest. B and I have decided we will buy or build an old mud brick house like the ones … Continue reading

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Night of the Museums

All museums open from 6pm – 2.30am for a single ticket price of 1500HUF. iPhone camera doesn’t do the Museum of Applied Arts justice but I might have found a new favourite building in Budapest. We saw the Art Deco … Continue reading

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