Man and His Cat in Pest, Budapest, Hungary
This man had a begging post near the Elisabeth Bridge (Erzébet hid). Empress Elisabeth was an extraordinarily popular figure in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, despite Magyar antipathy towards the Habsburgs. She lived a life of mild eccentricity, at odds with her husband and obsessive about her waistline, but her love for
Rope Walker, March 15 Square, Budapest, Hungary
March 15 commemorates the start of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.