· August, 2006

Stories about Hungary from August, 2006

Hungary: Budapest Problems

  28 August 2006

Vandorlo of Central Budapest Blog writes about what Budapesters find annoying about their city – and introduces a relevant Hungarian word that describes one of the problems.

Hungary: Storm in Budapest 2

  22 August 2006

Searching for Utopia writes this: “We still had no clue of how serious it was until he turned the TV on. It said that more than a million people were gathering around the parliament and they all ran for their lives. Trees fell, cars were damaged, several ships crashed, three...

Hungary: Storm in Budapest 1

  22 August 2006

Central Budapest Blog writes this about the storm that hit Budapest Sunday: “This morning people are picking through the detritus and working out what it all means. On the National Holiday right at the appointed hour for the firework display as everyone (1-1.5 million) was gathered along the Danube the...

Hungary: The Storm

  21 August 2006

Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar has barely escaped from the storm that killed three people and injured over 100 in Budapest.

Hungary, Poland: Crime Roundup

  16 August 2006

Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar writes about the deportation of ex-con Gabor Magosztovics (aka Joe Dinardo, aka Ironman “during his heavyweight boxing career”) from Canada to Hungary. The beatroot writes about Scottish teenagers being punished for attacks on Polish immigrants with a trip to Poland. Our Man in Gdansk...