Posts Tagged ‘Hungary’

sunrise at the danube

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

In the past, the Danube river posed a risk in winter when the sheets of ice pushed upon each other and blocked the water flow. Severe flooding was the result. Today, it just looks peaceful when the ice sheets slowly pass by.

taking a break from winter

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Széchenyi thermal bath in Budapest is certainly the most beautiful spa which I have ever seen. The unique setting within the 19th century building complex and the variety of different thermal baths make the visit an exceptional experience. Despite air temperatures of -10 degrees Celsius people enjoy the outside pools – even playing chess in the water. The biggest challenge is to expose the camera to the freezing temperatures outside and the humidity within the bath.