The first postcard I received was from Kak Jo, and was sent from Budapest.
Greeting from Budapest!
7/8 2PM. Di sini sedang musim panas dan panasnya lebih-lebih dari Jakarta. Siang ini 35-36 derajat (Celcius). Budapest kotanya cantik banget (Lihat aja gambar di sebelah 🙂 Hehehe…) Semoga bisa segera datang ke sini
– Jo –
The postcard shows me beautiful Budapest surrounding by night. In the top is the Parliament Building, the other pictures in the bottom (from left to right) are the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, the Heroes’ Squares and another picture of Chain Bridge. Beautiful!
From Kak Jo’s Path account, I also found one interesting picture taken from Budapest. Picture of an Anonymus statue. He said that the statue looks like Dementor to him. I could’t agree more. :p
Thank you for the postcard, Kak Jo!
What I found from Wikipedia:
Anonymus (Latin for “unnamed”; fl. late 12th century – early 13th century) was the notary and chronicler of a Hungarian King, probably Béla III. Little is known about him, but his latinized name began with P, as he referred to himself as “P. dictus magister”. Some scholars suggest that he was Péter, the bishop of Győr.
Anonymus is most famous for his work Gesta Hungarorum (“The Deeds of the Hungarians”), written in Latin around 1200. This work provides the most detailed history of the arrival of the Hungarians to the Carpathian Basin (Hungarian: honfoglalás), although historians[who?] do not accept his work as authentic. Most of his attempts to explain the origin of several Hungarian place names are unsupported by modern etymology. The names of the seven chieftains of the Hungarians are known from his writings. (*)
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