Monthly Archives: November 2009

amazing weather

In the last few days we have seen some amazing weather in Bosnia Monday and Tuesday, Croatia yesterday and Hungary today. Today, I came up out of the subway and saw the best view of the Hungarian parliament I’ve seen, the angle of the sun and the lack of scaffolding resulted in this view…

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Sarajevo

Laci and I are in Sarajevo. We met a cool student who has helped us understand the place a lot better than ever before… here is a view from above of Tito Blvd.

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And this is an eternal flame for the defenders of Sarajevo (of all ethnicities) with the Iranian Culture Center in the background… This is not downtown Salem y’all.

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off to Sarajevo

After teaching at the new DelPest church in Southern Budapest this morning, Pastor Laci and I begin a four day journey. We are heading to Sarajevo and Srebrenica in Bosnia and then to Osijek and then Vukovar in Croatia… It could be said that during these four days we will visit three of the most harmed cities of the Yugoslav war.

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Corvinus University, Budapest

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An old friend of mine works at Corvinus University, it is in Pest, this shot was taken of the Corvinus main building from the Buda side with Gellert Ter at my back.

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the skies cleared

The skies cleared yesterday mid morning and it was a brisk and beautiful day. A friend and I came up out of the Budapest Metro and saw this view… I told my companion, “I never tire of seeing this view.” We agreed that is is one of the better views of the Hungarian Parliament.

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contrast

IMG_1447Sitting in the McD in Tbilisi I was struck by the contrast of the McD umbrella right next to some official building with the “Stalin-esque” architectural style.

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