Category Archives: Travel

Selfie Statue

I found this selfie-taking statue in La Paz, Bolivia. Advertisements

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Thoughts of the Day 8

I don’t understand why supermarkets, all around the world, by the way, are trying to force me to use a metal instrument when I want to buy some bread. You remember my article about the longest possible train journey and … Continue reading

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Democracy in Bolivia

It’s still there, but … (Photograped in La Paz on the anniversary of the 2016 constitutional referendum.)

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The Lazy People of Malta

In the most complete study yet of physical activity, covering 122 countries, the people of Malta turned out to be the laziest people in the world. 72% of Maltese don’t get enough exercise, for which they would only need to … Continue reading

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After the Rain

On my way back by bicycle from Europos Parkas to Vilnius, I first got lost (just a tiny bit) and then got caught up in the rain. By the time I had reached a patch of forest to seek shelter, … Continue reading

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Cats in Riga

(All photos taken during my trip to Riga in March 2013.)

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Maritime Law with Cats

When I started this blog, I promised myself that I would never stoop as low as other blogs who use photos of cats to surreptitiously obtain their readers’ affection. But now I have come across a historical source of law … Continue reading

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