This is Budapest's version of the Little Mermaid statue. It's called the "Little Princess" but looks like a guy. There is apparently no significance attached to the statue but tourists flock to this area along the tram tracks to snap pictures of it. Like Copenhagen's Little Mermaid the Little Princess has been a frequent victim of vandal (not "Vandal") attacks.
Day Seven - Knocked Out in Budapest on Boxing Day December 26th 2007 At sunrise on the day after Christmas there was still no peace on earth: Gail and Cassie were still moody and not talking. In a way it was probably fortunate that we didn’t have breakfast included in our room rate. Sitting together around a table would not have been an especially pleasant prospect while those two sulked. I don’t remember how we were able to convince the two wackos to join ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest 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
My wife and I met forty years ago when we both worked for the airlines. We got out of the business when deregulation "ruined" it. Now she takes me with her students on her educational trips abroad.
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