The policy of the house of Austria, which aimed at destroying the independence of Hungary as a state, has been pursued unaltered for 300 years. Lajos Kossuth (1802-1894) A bronze winged genius, a protecting spirit defiantly bearing a torch of freedom, stands guard with a powerful lion atop the recently restored massive wedding-cake-like mausoleum memorializing […]
via Postcard from Budapest, Hungary: Graves reveal layers of Hungarian history — postcards from san antonio
As some of you may know, I was born in Hungary but left as a very young child. I have been back to visit relatives, but there’s so much of Budapest I’ve never seen so I’ll be journeying with Post Cards from San Antonio along with everyone else. Enjoy!