Budapest at night

The warm orange glow of streetlamps illuminates the bustling faceless bodies during dusk on the East bank (Pest) of the Danube. It was clear in this shopping center that Hungary had completely left behind its communist economy since leaving the Iron Curtain in 1989. It is said that Budapest became more Westernised in 10 years than much of Western Europe did in 50 years. July 6, 2002.