Budapest


A friend of mine emailed me today and asked: “did you deliberately hide your mother-in-laws face on all the pictures of her?!” The answer is: “hm; no, I did not!” HAHA

I have to be selective with my thousands of pictures. In this post, I picked Budapest to be the topic but when I was looking at all the pictures I took, I realized that I do not have a lot of touristy shots. In fact, I hardly took any pictures outdoors. Hey, hey, hey! Don’t panic, please! I have SOME…

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Public transportation is a plus for me! I cannot drive. The only official license I have is for parachuting. Am I back on the list of cool people?!

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I am not saying this guy is a typical Hungarian because I simply do not know if he is or if he isn’t. When I lived in Arizona as a teenager, I used to tell everyone at Jack in The Box (I was working at the hamburger station) that for teenagers, in Hungary, drug abuse is not a problem. In reality, drugs were not a problem for me, nor alcohol, nor smoking but that of course does not mean that the whole planet is like me…

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This THING was new to me as well. Once again, I am careful not to come up with a story of what this is (only in my head) but I THINK this THING is a Christmas tree wrapper. Yup.

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I took this shot because I liked the look of these people. I don’t know them. I did not know the guy with the dog either. You lose your shyness with a camera, believe me! HAHA

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Did I take this picture for my husband?! Sorry, I have no recollection of this one. 

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This will be such an interesting picture for Zoárd to look at! The sign says: Take me with you.
But this will not be a big flash because of the sign but because of the DVD-s! Zoárd will ask: “what is a DVD, Mommy?”

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Be proud of me now! This is as outdoors as it gets!

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I am on a roll, here!

Before you look at the next three pictures, let me make it clear that I am not trying to make fun of my husband who thought sliding down a slide would be fun for Zoárd. I am not. But did you see Zoárd’s face?! Oh,not yet. 

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My sister.

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Here it comes…

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How do you feel about family portraits?

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Please let me know if you have a link to a picture of you and your family. I would love to see it!!!

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21 thoughts on “Budapest

  1. Love the people shots! Did you just ask that guy to pose for you?? I’m always very ‘under the radar’ when taking photos of random people – Riga is a small place! Did your hubby wear those shoes specially because they matched the slide? 😉 Linda.

    • Hey Linda, Thanks for stopping by again. I am still 3/4th down to your dead mouse story. Zoárd has a fever and his coughing so it is not the brightest start to our adventures here in Barcelona.
      I did just ask that guy to stop for a picture and he seemed fine with it. Those earrings of his fascinate me but I also think he had a sleeper look: tough but not so tough (with the small dog).
      I actually noticed the slide and the Native shoes’ sole being so similar in color!
      Do you mean that you can actually bump in to people you know in Riga?!

      • All the time! And half the country knows what I look like after a recent brush with the press – and they’re not all very happy with me 😉 Hope Zoard feels better and that your adventures pick up!

      • Ha, the previous few posts were about it! Basically, a gossip portal here translated one of my posts. People were up in arms over it, it appeared on another site and another, it was in newspapers, on TV and radio… I got A LOT of hate mail 😉 Seems to have died down a bit now though – thank god for that! Still a bit afraid of being knifed in the street though! 🙂

      • That is awesome! Congratulations! If you have haters that means you have a strong point of you. Good for you! If you ever get anxious though, I know a great psychologist… 😛

  2. Zoard’s face cracked me up. Like “Umm, what in the world is about to happen?!” So cute. Love these photos. I somehow missed this post. 🙂

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