The $44 Ticket to Freedom

On Tuesday afternoon I had to make a purchase. I left my apartment with my passport in my pocket and headed south along the grand boulevard adjacent to my street. My destination was a Metro station. I got to the busy intersection under which the station lies and ducked down the stairs into the undergroundContinue reading “The $44 Ticket to Freedom”

Photos: The Remarkable Architecture at Szent Gellért tér Metro Station

Budapest opened up a new Metro line this year. At a cost of 1.5 Billion Euros, its construction was controversial. Here’s a quote from the English Wikipedia page: In Hungary the construction of the line has been widely criticised as a source of extensive government corruption.[6]‚ It has been noted for its high costs andContinue reading “Photos: The Remarkable Architecture at Szent Gellért tér Metro Station”