Articles avec le tag ‘Hungary’

Why travel to europe ?

Europe is a land area which can be viewed either as a continent in its own right or as the western extremity of the Eurasian continent, even as a sub-parts of the super continent of Afro-Eurasia, by location of view. It is sometimes called the « Old Continent », as opposed to the « New World » (America). On the cultural front, Europe has been a multiplicity of influences over the ages, and includes many countries that possess both a common heritage of linguistic, religious and historical and recent contributions from the « New World « and the Afro-Eurasia, particularly in former colonial powers. As such, Europe is a community of peoples, which tends to be politically, with the European Union, in an area of open civilization, forged in part by a millennial history, and secondly by mondialisation Lire la suite de cette entrée »

The thermal baths of Budapest want to be reinvented

Threatened with decay, several baths of Budapest began a costly program to renovate, even though tourists and locals seemed immune to damage from these major attractions of the « spa capital of the world. »

Since the 1950s, no builder has been hard at work Kiraly baths, one of the largest and oldest in the city, built in 1565. The mortar is crumbling, the pipes are rusting in the humid heat. Small windows that dot the Ottoman dome let in the rays of light involved in the magic of the place, are eaten by mold.

« It’s so beautiful and authentic architecture, » relishes a Swiss student immersed in the pool to 40 degrees.

« These baths are good for the renovation, » retorted the architect Laszlo Miko, whose office is responsible for the work. For Kiraly, the workers will not invest there before two years.
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