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25 amazing winter photos from Hungary
I really do not know what the exact situation is with global warning, but it is a fact that in Hungary this winter was cold, long, full of ice and snow.
Sunset in Hortobagy
Professional photographer Zsolt Czegledi took this photo on 27 February 2016. In the picture you can see a shadoof („Gémeskút” in Hungarian) in Hortobágy at sunset. Hortobágy is a huge, romantic flatland in East Hungary, one of the national symbols. This flatland with its fauna and flora is called „puszta”. It was the first national […]
Grand prize winning nature photo from Hungary
More than 6000 images were sent to the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition run by California Academy of Sciences. The Grand Prize went to a Hungarian photographer Zsolt Kudich who shot his photo in the Danube-Drava National Park’s Gemenc Forest capturing great egrets. It is like a painting – said one of the judges and […]
Winter at Lake Balaton: Two photos
In Summer Lake Balaton is most probable the most popular domestic holiday destination for Hungarian people, but in winter it is nearly deserted. At the same time the lake has its own beauty in winter. These two photos were taken by a professional photographer called György Varga (MTI) on 29 January 2013. Swans eating pieces […]
Autumn at Orfű Lake, near Pécs: 2 photos
Yesterday the Hungarian News Agency (MTI) published two photos by Ferenc Kálmándy with the title of „Autumn in the Mecsek Mountains”. Well, they definitely brig back memories to me and not only because I used to live in the Mecsek, but I have also had a special relationship with Lake Orfű, which is actually in […]
Sunset at Lake Balaton
The photos were taken by György Varga (MTI) in a lakeside village Balatonfenyves on 24 July 2012. Sunset at Lake Balaton (click to enlarge) Sunset at Lake Balaton (click to enlarge) Balaton is the biggest lake in Central Europe, sometimes referred as Hungarian sea. It is 77 km long, its width ranges between 1,3-14 km. […]
Double rainbow over the motorway
Double rainbow over the M7 motorway near Nagykanizsa. Click to enlarge The photo was taken by György Varga (MTI) on 10 July.