< Last Photo   << Last Chapter                Notes on the Geography of Places: Hungary: Pest of the Habsburgs         Next Chapter >>   Next Photo > 
   

Notes on the Geography of Hungary: Pest of the Habsburgs: Photo 1

world pictures Hungary: Pest of the Habsburgs




Here we are, on Castle Hill, on the Buda side of Budapest. Paddle into the distance and you'll eventually come to Bratislava, Vienna, and Linz before arriving--800 miles from here--in the Black Forest headwaters of the river. What? You need to be told that it's the Danube? Oh, I forgot, we don't do geography any more. And while we're at it, I suppose I should say that the name Budapest was bestowed on this place in 1872. Until then it had been Buda on this side and Pest (better, Pesht) on the other.

See that nice dome over there?

View: tiny * small * medium * big * biggest Photo Size

Back to Hungary: Pest of the Habsburgs chapter

Short link for this page: http://www.greatmirror.com?justpic=32117


www.greatmirror.com Web   
 

* Argentina * Australia * Austria * Bangladesh * Belgium * Botswana * Brazil * Burma / Myanmar * Cambodia (Angkor) * Canada (B.C.) * China * The Czech Republic * Egypt * Fiji * France * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Hungary * India: Themes * Northern India * Peninsular India * Indonesia * Israel * Italy * Japan * Jerusalem * Jordan * Kenya * Laos * Kosovo * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * Mexico * Micronesia (Pohnpei) * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * The Netherlands * New Zealand * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * Peru * The Philippines * Poland * Portugal * Romania (Transylvania) * Senegal * Singapore * South Africa * South Korea * Spain * Sri Lanka * Sudan * Syria (Aleppo) * Tanzania * Thailand * Trinidad * Turkey (Istanbul) * Uganda * The U.A.E. (Dubai) * The United Kingdom * The Eastern United States * The Western United States * Oklahoma * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * The West Bank * Yemen * Zambia * Zimbabwe *
go back to previous picture go to next chapter go to next picture go to previous chapter page