Tag Archives: Ammerthal

Message in a Bottle (from the Azores)

Zur deutschen Fassung dieses Artikels. If you are stuck on an island in the Atlantic Ocean long enough, stories of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne and Astrid Lindgren come to mind. Especially when the mail boat apparently don’t sail, because … Continue reading

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Not quite a Thousand Kilometers, but a Good Start

For the moment, hitchhiking is pretty much suspended. But this story of a trip across central Europe, from Belgium to Bavaria, offers interesting encounters, practical tips and grounds for dreaming about the time hereafter. Den deutschsprachigen Lesern empfehle ich die … Continue reading

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Moving to Montenegro

By now, I have really been staying in Ammerthal, the small village in Bavaria where I grew up, longer than I should have. Rent-free living and a cozy room full of books should actually provide agreeable conditions for a student … Continue reading

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Light Effects

I am spending a few months in Ammerthal, the Bavarian village where I grew up. “But there is no theater, no cinema, no Academy of Sciences?” my friends from New York, Paris and Moscow are asking, worried and pitiful at … Continue reading

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My office for the next two weeks

My last two weeks in Europe will be spent in Ammerthal, the small and not very spectacular village in Bavaria, where I grew up. People think Germany is a civilized country, but there isn’t even any shop that is open … Continue reading

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Don’t fly away now!

To the people in that plane: You picked the wrong time to fly away. It’s so beautiful here in autumn. That’s why I will spend two weeks in Germany before flying to Gran Canaria and then taking the boat to … Continue reading

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