A Weekend in Budapest

This past weekend, we took a trip to Budapest. You may be familiar with my existing article about the Hungarian capital city; if not, you can find it here.

Budapest is a delightful city and certainly not to be missed if you’re traveling through central Europe. This weekend, we mainly went to take in the Christmas markets, but we also fit in a cruise on the Danube river.

Here’s a few shots of the weekend:

Vinobraní – Wine Festival Season

With September well underway, the wine festival (vinobraní) season is in full swing across the South Moravian regions.

Festivals large and small are taking place and you can sample locally produced wine and burčák from now through October.

Here’s some pictures I took today of the vinobraní in Brno’s Svobody square:

Playing Around Between Articles

Very recently, I bought a new camera. The old one, which has served me well for the past 12 years or so, was starting to show its age.

In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been playing around with the new camera and I’m quite happy so far with what I’m seeing. I’m confident it will help take quality up a step or two where imagery is concerned in my websites.

Today after work, I went to the Masaryk University botanic gardens here in Brno to get some more practice with the new camera. Here are some of the results: