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Moonrise over Budapest

For our last day in Hungary, our cousins took us to Szentendre, a town known for its artists, museums, galleries and gorgeous location along the Danube River. We were charmed by the setting, impressed by the work of many artists … Continue reading

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Crossing Deák Ferenc Square, Budapest

Most days in Budapest we cross the Deák Ferenc Square in the Lipótváros area several times. It is a lively place where roads, metro, busses and people converge and an interesting place to sit, sketch and people watch- if you can … Continue reading

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Catching Up on Shared History

My husband was once a child in Hungary. His family, like countless others, was injured by forces beyond their control including World War II, the Holocaust, forced labor and revolution. All they wanted was to live and love within their … Continue reading

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Cafe Near the Music School, Budapest

This is a pen and watercolor sketch of a little cafe across a plaza from a large music school in Budapest.

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On the Balcony in Budapest

We rented a one bedroom apartment with a balcony for the week here in Budapest. The complex is made up of three buildings, encircling a central courtyard. It is wonderful to sit outside, four stories above the busy downtown district, … Continue reading

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Detail from Saint Michael’s Church, Budapest

Budapest is located along the Danube River, which totally dominates and defines the city. The river is huge, perhaps especially so to my California eyes. It is so wide that an island, Margaret Island, fits nicely into it with plenty … Continue reading

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At the Confectionery in Budapest

Budapest is renown for its confectioneries so of course we had to go and see for ourselves. It definitely lived up to its reputation although we may need to verify this by gathering more data. This is a quick sketch … Continue reading

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