Nineteen days in Hungary: ruin pubs in Budapest; fog in Lake Balaton; snow blizzards in Pecs, freezing cold in Debrecen. The unseasonal wintry weather turned this into a very difficult research trip for the Rough Guides.
Was it worth it? The pictures may help you decide for yourselves.
Outside Kek Lo (Blue Horse), a ruin pub in Budapest.
Graffiti in Szimpla Kert, a Budapest ruin pub.
St. Stephen, the first king of Hungary, and the Fishermen’s Bastion, Buda
The campest Habsburg statue I have encountered (in Buda castle).
Sunset on the Buda Hills
Szentendre, in the Danube Bend, 40mins outside Budapest
Fog over lake Balaton
Paprika in Tihany, Lake Balaton
Pecs main square
The dome of the Great Synagogue in Szeged
The Razdan-3 Soviet military computer (1967) in the Szeged computer history museum.
Let me guess: Socialist Realist same-sex marriage proposal?
The Art Nouveau Cifra Palace in Kecskemet
The Great Reformed Church in Debrecen
The University of Debrecen, pulsating heart of Hungary