Monday, October 7, 2013

In Path of Vambery - exhibition in Budapest, Tamas Paczai


After 8 months and 30 thousand km travel with bicycle through Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia  in path of the famous Hungarian orientalist Arminius Vambery (1832 - 1913) Tamas Paczai arrived back to Hungary. The goal of the travel was to document Vamberys legendary Central-Asian travel with photographs, honouring his memory.

The "In Path of Vambery" exhibition takes place in the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism, Budapest from 19.9.2013 to 27.10.2013, curated by Bela Doka. 

Some words about Arminius Vambery:

He was born 181 years ago, travelled to Central-Asia 150 years ago and died 100 years ago. 

Read more about Vambery here:
About the project:

Find the photos in the section "In Path of Vambery":

Photos © Tamas Paczai



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Ken Mac said...

really most excellent.