Category Archives: Travel

Happy Valentine’s Day!

But remember: It won’t end well. You have been warned. Quite graphically, even. Another tip: If you are cheesy in public, holding hands, kissing and such, try to imagine how silly you look to others. So, no public affection please! … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Translators of Montenegro

Tivat is different from the rest of Montenegro: more glitzy, more shiny, more expensive, more show-off. All the things I don’t like. I only go there regularly because I am trying to visit the Maritime Museum in Tivat, but it’s … Continue reading

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Pirates like Colors, too

Photographed in Marsaxlokk, a den of pirates in Malta.

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Turn left at the Cat

In Montenegro, hiking trails are not only marked with colors (always red and white, but I am not sure if that means that all the trails are connected). In addition, wherever the path forks, cats are positioned whose job is … Continue reading

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Holy Che

In Latin American shrines, the image of Jesus is sometimes replaced by an icon of Che Guevara. Catholicism and Socialism apparently can be reconciled. Photographed in a hostel in Villa Tunari in Bolivia.

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Winter Railroad

I had already written about the Romanian Railway’s ingenious way to air-condition its trains in the sweltering summer heat. It seems however that someone forgot to turn off the air-conditioning in winter, because this is how the train from Iași … Continue reading

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Good evening from Kotor

I have already described one way for the people of Kotor to witness the sunset: to climb up Mount Vrmac, the mountain that stretches into the Bay of Kotor from the left in the first two photos. The other possibility … Continue reading

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