(Spotted in Catania in Sicily.) Advertisements
In Bolivia, I spoke with a lawyer about feminicidios, the killing of women by their partners, which carries a higher sentence than a “regular” homicide. Out of curiosity, I looked up the figure for Germany – and was shocked: 331 … Continue reading
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That’s an easy question to answer: Not dangerous at all. But apparently the question gets asked a lot because the Wikitravel page on the Israel National Trail specifically states: Carrying a weapon is completely unnecessary. So, this hiker whom I … Continue reading
Football is important in South America. Whenever traffic is a little bit less chaotic, I know that a football match is being broadcast and keeps people off the streets. But after the match, they will make up for it by … Continue reading
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Tagged football, Uruguay
Seen outside of Restaurant Ciappetti in Mdina, Malta. You can’t say you haven’t been warned. Take a closer look: I decided not to enter the restaurant because I didn’t have my parents with me.
Mount Etna (on the left) and the setting sun (on the right). What I couldn’t get on the photo: to my right behind me, Stromboli was emitting smoke as well and to my left behind me there was a rainbow … Continue reading
This is how far it has come already: a memorial for printed newspapers or rather for their readers who are dying out. Is the end that nigh indeed? Photographed in Thessaloniki, Greece.