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Protestor placard, Budapest  
   

Protestor placard, Budapest

Witnessed during a peaceful protest rally in central Budapest
A maiden visit to Eastern Europe...

September 27th 2006
The demise of the Soviet Union has led to extraordinary changes within the former Eastern Bloc in the last twenty years or so. Following on from an effortless bus commute out of Vienna, a cursory glance at my passport was all it took before being stamped into Hungary en route to the capital Budapest. The journey from Vienna to Budapest is a little over 200 kilometres by road, yet the contrast in h ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest

Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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