Statue of Felipe III – Madrid

Every new city we visit, we admire and photograph impressive buildings, monuments and statues. But we learn too little about their story. And we easily forget it… In the end, only two or three stick. Right?

The story of the Statue of Felipe III is one of them.

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Shoes on the Danube Promenade

Walking along the Danube promenade, on the Pest Side, we’ve run into one of the most touching memorials we’ve seen, the Shoes on the Danube Promenade. The monument is placed on the Danube’s embankment and it honors the Jewish victims that were shot into the Danube by the Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest, 1944-1945.

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