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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Pictures from Hungary

Revelers

Still life

Weekend lunch by the Danube

Paprika, iconic

Fish soup and soda-water with wine

The Danube from Visegrad castle, near the Slovak border

The Parliament, Pest

American entertainment

Bike stand with sculpture, Erzsebet Ter, Pest

At a diner

Memorial to a 20th century crucifixion, inside the Basilica

Street life

12 Comments:

Blogger Szerelem said...

I like the diner pic...and also those paprikas..

7/08/2008 9:02 PM  
Anonymous Lekhni said...

Lovely pictures. Was your paper presentation in Hungary then?

7/08/2008 9:44 PM  
Blogger Veena said...

Prof: we need more than pictures. we need words.

7/08/2008 9:49 PM  
Blogger ??! said...

Bikes look so much cleaner in B/W, no? Now if only they really were so spotless and de-greased.

7/08/2008 10:06 PM  
Blogger km said...

I mused for a full 5 seconds over why the Paprika shot was described as "ironic".

//no detours to Transylvania?

7/08/2008 11:29 PM  
Blogger neha vish said...

Lovely! Yes, we do need more words though.

7/09/2008 2:41 AM  
Blogger The_Girl_From_Ipanema said...

I like the bike stand, and the diner. and i liked the little fish soup pot. :)

a lovely treat, Professor!

7/09/2008 6:16 AM  
Blogger Phantasmagoria said...

Thanks. :)

7/09/2008 9:37 AM  
Blogger J. Alfred Prufrock said...

OK, Prof. Quit showing off or I shall give you several GB of Damascus.
(Also Alleppey, Aleppo and Istanbul)

J.A.P.

7/09/2008 6:00 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

szerelem:
thanks, i thought you might go for the green.

lekhni:
thanks, and also for the link-up. this is the first in a sequence of three :-)
no, i was in hungary purely for pleasure, thankfully. visiting an old friend. funnily, he and his wife both mentioned several times that i could easily work in hungary, until one occasion when they realized that people there might be unpleasant to us since they might think since we're dark but not african we must be gypsy, and that would be trouble.

veena:
heh - that's not the tune you were singing that day. i've given you the equivalent of several thousand words, have i not?

??!:
oh but they are.

km:
that *would* be museworthy, i agree. very 'musing.
no, no transylvania -- we decided to try that *next* time :-D

neha:
thanks! the commentators on this blog have a history with the words thing...

tgfi:
you're welcome. more on your way.

ph:
you're welcome ;-)

jap:
ha! that's the whole point, signor non-postino.

7/09/2008 7:57 PM  
Anonymous Lekhni said...

As opposed to the US, where if you are dark but not African, you must be Middle Eastern.

At least the gypsies may have originated in India, so perhaps they are not too far off!

7/09/2008 11:28 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

heh!

middle-eastern is still an advance in epistemic terms. some years ago you'd be mexican.

7/10/2008 8:46 AM  

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