Budapest:

Illegal Photographs

22 June 2010 | Transport

Over the years I’ve taken plenty of photographs in subway systems around the world. Here’s the state-of-the-art Hong Kong MTR system just last week. Here’s an example of the artwork at the aviation-focussed Metro Mayakovskaya station in Moscow. Click here for m...

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Projects, Politics, Protests

25 December 2009 | The rest

I've been posting some 'end of 2009' lists in an assortment of categories, starting with Aerial Views, then with Hotels (good and bad), Other Transport, Music, Cars & Drives, Galleries & Museums, Books, Animals & Wildlife and Photographs. Today's is my fin...

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Other Transport in 2009

17 December 2009 | Transport

During the year I flew lots of places and drove lots of places, but I also used a wide variety of other forms of transport. In my Fun & Fare Evasion blog I tell the story of being caught travelling without a ticket on the Budapest subway. I also ponder – in Sydney...

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Hotels – The Worst One & Some Good Ones in 2009

15 December 2009 | Living

The worst hotel of the year? McAlpine House in Broome, Western Australia. In 2009 I stayed in about 70 different hotels in 16 countries. Many of them were strictly one night stands although there were a fair number of two or three nighters, the longest visit was si...

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Fun & Fare Evasion in Budapest

10 July 2009 | Transport

At the end of my first day on a recent trip to Budapest I got nabbed for fare evasion on the subway! It rained all day and towards the end of the day, as the rain got heavier, we (there were four of us) decided to head back to the hotel. Of course we could not ...

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