Chain Bridge, Budapest

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest. It was designed by English engineer William Tierney Clark and was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary. It opened in 1849. Thanks to Ágnes.

Chain Bridge, Budapest

Chain Bridge, Budapest [rev]

Greetings from Novi Sad, Serbia

Greetings from Novi Sad, Serbia

Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia, and is the administrative seat of the northern province of Vojvodina. It has a population of approx. 230 000. The city was founded in 1694 when Serb mechants formed a colony across the Danube from the Petrovaradin fortress. Much of the city was devastated in the 1848 Revolution, but was later restored. Today Novi Sad is an industrial and financial center of the Serbian economy.

Novi Sad, Serbia