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Budapest Parliament. This Is What Democracy Looks Like

You have to put yourself in my shoes.

Boots, really, with thick rubber soles to keep out the cold and to keep a foothold on the ice. Boots that worked hard and worked fast, striding between commuters in a winter-worn Budapest. Five feet, six inches above them, a troubled mind tangled through what it had just seen.

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Roomorama in Budapest

Great for groups with plenty of time and few requirements; not so hot for the rest of us.

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Finally we tore it down - iron curtain logo in Budapest

The House of Terror in Budapest

I stand in the queue, a man turns me back.

I stand in another queue. Alone, in silence

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Swimming in Budapest baths

The Water of Winter: Baths in Budapest

The steam rising out of the drain cover caught my attention first. It was a cold, vengefully cold mid-winter morning in

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