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Author Archives: Andreas Moser
Winter is Coming
Suddenly, there were heaps of that crazy white stuff all over the place. It did make the cold a little bit more agreeable, though. Anyway, it was a good enough reason to leave the desk and computer for a day … Continue reading
Posted in Germany, Photography Tagged Bavaria, hiking, snow, winter 2 Comments
The Castle in the Fog
The things you discover when stumbling through the foggy moorlands, running from poachers, peat cutters, and the horsemen of the apocalypse. Continue reading
Posted in Hungary, Photography, Travel Tagged Szekesfehervar 13 Comments
The Romance of Railroad Travel
Zur deutschen Fassung. When I write about my railroad journeys around the world, whether it’s crossing Canada by train, taking the Orient Express, or going almost all the way to the North Cape, the eyes of readers fill with longing … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Slovakia, Travel Tagged train, train station, Ziar nad Hronom 3 Comments
Let’s take the Train into the Sunset!
Photographed at the train station in Székesfehérvár, Hungary. Links:
Posted in Hungary, Photography, Travel Tagged sunset, Szekesfehervar, train 2 Comments
The largest Roman city you never heard of: Gorsium
Fumbling through the Puszta fog, somewhere between Balaton and Buda, between Pannonia and Pest, I discovered the largest Roman city you probably never heard of: Gorsium. Continue reading
Posted in History, Hungary, Photography, Travel Tagged Gorsium, Lepseny, Szekesfehervar 10 Comments
To Heat or Not To Heat?
That’s the question asked in many a household on the northern hemisphere these days. This cat was clearly waiting for me to initiate the heating season. When I explained to her that I try to abstain from using the heater … Continue reading
Posted in Hungary, Photography Tagged cats, housesitting, Lepseny 6 Comments
Village Life in Hungary
Zur deutschen Fassung. One of the things I like about house-sitting is the arbitrariness of it. Sometimes, I get invited to cities like Vienna, Berlin or Stockholm. Places that everyone would want to go to, with plenty of things to … Continue reading
Posted in Hungary, Photography, Travel Tagged cats, housesitting, Lepseny 11 Comments
One Hundred Years Ago, King Ferdinand got Promoted – October 1922: Greater Romania
While Romania is famous for shooting its dictators, it treated its kings quite fairly.
One hundred years ago, the king was asked if he wanted to retain the job although his kingdom had greatly expanded. He said yes. Continue reading
Posted in History, Hungary, Moldova, Photography, Romania, Travel Tagged Alba Iulia, monarchy 7 Comments
Hitchhiking to the Happy Cemetery
I only wanted to hitchhike to a cemetery in the Romanian countryside. A rather happy one, at that.
No idea why we end up talking about abortion laws and World War II… Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Romania, Travel Tagged cemetery, Sapanta, Sighet 2 Comments
Bratislava – First Impressions
On my journey to Kremnica, I had to stop in Bratislava for one night. I was not in the mood for writing those days, hence just a few photos: Although I only had time for one afternoon walk and one … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Slovakia, Travel Tagged Bratislava 9 Comments