Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Spotted on Kazincy Utca

Spotted on Kazincy Utca, originally uploaded by deanv41.

Where to begin with reflecting on Budapest?
I'll start on Kazinczy Utca, the street in Pest where i spent most of my stay. It's a narrow bending lane in the heart of Jewish Quarter of Erzsébetváros, the 7th District of the city. It is loaded with ghosts both living and dead, a thrum of bars and restaurants including Szimpla Kert -- the vast squat-like art bar and nightlife legend -- and a kind of low tension that vibrates like lightly radioactive particles in the air; a wavelength across centuries.

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