Articles by Attila Völgyi

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Saint George day starts new grazing season

In agriculture, every year at the end of April marks the start of a new grazing season. During this time shepherds celebrate the festive of Saint George day with leading their livestock through the famous Nine holed bridge of Hortobagy, the small village known for its livestock breeding traditions and very special sight in the great plains of Hungary. Festive of the grazing season start grew not only a big celebration of the shepherds but also a tourist attraction drawing an ever-growing number of tourists to participate the countryside feeling of the event and to see with their own eyes as the animals cross the bridge.

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Earth Hour around the world

Earth Hour was held on Saturday evening at half past eight what results a characteristic series of photo pairs every year. Local landmarks with and without their beautiful night lights. This is commonly photographed by Hungarian photographers as well, but limited time and large space makes it harder to take a complex gallery if you shoot alone. Even publications that have enough photographers to mage a broader selection of photos rarely spend that much time and effort into making this type of coverage.

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Walkman is killed on birthday of iPod (updated!)

The first iPod was introduced by Apple exactly 9 years ago (was it in 2010 when the post was originally written). Since then it reformed many times the world of portable music players. What practically started with the announcement of the Sony Walkman 30 year ago. Strange coincidence to announce the end of Walkman on the ninth birthday of the iPod. By the way, did anyone think they still make Walkmans?

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Today is Robert Capa’s birthday

The world famous war photographer known as Robert Capa was born on 22nd October in 1913 in Budapest, Hungary. His original name was André Endre Friedmann until he fled his homeland in the wake of the Second World War related posts on the blog which brought him the fame and success.