Have you ever noticed how a familiar song can make you feel at home no matter where you are? It’s especially true when I’m in Europe. Today I walked past a bar with the cool Budapest sign (see below) and they were blaring Denise Williams’ Lets hear it for the boy from Footloose. Of course I had to start singing along, quietly – I don’t think anyone noticed. 🙂
Toured the Opera House this afternoon. It was truly gorgeous inside. I wanted to go to the opera while was here but I never got tickets. Here is, however, a sampling of some of the decor:
How long has it been since you’ve seen one of these? And with a pink receiver no less. It appeared to be in working order, too!
The zoo was a bit disappointing. They had lots of animals and many nice enclosures. But I go for the tigers. I lugged my big, heavy lens around to get great zoo tiger shots and that wasn’t possible. There were 5 tigers, but their enclosure was extremely photo unfriendly. Too bad, because they were active and beautiful, of course. These were the best shots from the zoo visit: