In Tiraspol in Transnistria, the last remnant of the Soviet Union, this is worth almost as much as “Made in Germany”.
Originally, I had planned to spend several years in Latin America to take the time to explore every country from Argentina to Mexico. As an advocate for change, I have however scrapped this plan and I will return to Europe … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Ecuador, Europe, Health, Life, Mexico, Peru, Photography, Religion, Travel, Venezuela
Since the beginning of time, it has been well-nigh impossible for pedestrians, motorists, cyclists and hitchhikers to make an uninterrupted journey from North to South America or vice versa. The problem was the Darien Gap, the border region between Colombia and … Continue reading
What a week in South America. Venezuela is moving closer to dictatorship and in Paraguay, protesters set the Parliament building on fire. Too bad I don’t have time to be everywhere myself. Both would be extremely interesting right now. I … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Environment, France, History, Human Rights, Military, Politics, Sports, Travel, USA, Venezuela
Tagged Austria, Paraguay, racism
As with the choice for 2021, I agree with the election of the European Capital of Culture for 2022. It will be Kaunas in Lithuania. Sadly and inexplicably, during my whole year in Lithuania, I only found one day to visit … Continue reading