While a few settlements on Lake Balaton, including Balatonfüred and Hévíz, have long been resort centres for the Hungarian aristocracy, it was only in the late 19th century that the Hungarian middle class began to visit the lake. The construction of railways in 1861 and 1909 increased tourism substantially, but the post-war boom of the 1950s was exponentially larger.
Operation Frühlingserwachen was conducted in the region of Lake Balaton in March 1945, being referred to as "the Lake Balaton Offensive" in many British histories of the Second World War. The battle was a German attack by Sepp Dietrich's 6th Panzer Army between 6 March and 16 March 1945, and in the end, resulted in a Red Army victory. Several Ilyushin Il-2 wrecks have...
I am Odon Czintos photographer,
I am member of the MAFOSZ (National Federation of Hungarian Photographers).
I am interested in taking pictures since 1984. I always intend to show new faces of nature and the world surrounding us.
Iâ€™m not interested only in nature photography.
When something captures my mind, I try to capture it with my best knowledge and creativity.
I took part in several Hungarian and international photo competition with different success.
My photographs participated in joint and individual exhibitions.
My photos received first, second, third places or special awards.
My photograps are published in photo magazines and books.
I am mostly proud of my photographs exhibited in the European Parliament and...
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