Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chain Wall

I witnessed much suffering at the House of Terror Museum in Budapest. If you missed my post on this dark place, please read Unknown Place below http://sheilabali.com/wordpress/?p=128 and look at the only photograph I was permitted to take. It is … Continue reading

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Unusual Place

There exists an unusual destination in the heart of Budapest, a reminder of the darkest hours of Hungary’s wartime past. It is not a place for the faint of heart. This edifice, so popular among tourists, is menacing and iron-fisted. … Continue reading

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Finding the Unexpected

A tourist traveling in a country other than her own—even in her country of birth—is apt to find the unexpected. Fact-finding in Hungary was making me wiser. Each day, sometimes more than once a day, I picked the language I … Continue reading

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The Library

I wandered the streets of Budaörs one day, searching for something, something intangible from my past that might resonate with me. I visited places that resembled what they had once been but were modernized, with updated windows, new fences and … Continue reading

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