If you find this blog funny, clever or even useful, you can keep it alive with a small donation. Thank you!
- One Hundred Years Ago, Whites couldn’t bear Blacks being Successful – May 1921: Black Wall Street
- Hitchhiking, an Odyssey with 50 Hail Marys (part 3 of 3)
- Hitchhiking, an Odyssey with 50 Hail Marys (part 2 of 3)
- Hitchhiking, an Odyssey with 50 Hail Marys (part 1 of 3)
- Post-Pandemic Plans
- A Walk around Baza
- One Hundred Years Ago, a Royal Funeral was the Last Gasp of Times Past – April 1921: Augusta Victoria
- There is always a Fossibility
- One Hundred Years Ago, an Armenian Student took the Law into his own Hands – March 1921: Operation Nemesis
- Quite some Drama
Tag Archives: Caprera
In November 1860, Giuseppe Garibaldi could have asked for anything. He had begun a campaign with less than a thousand men, but had marched from victory to victory. He had ignited enthusiasm for an idea that had seemed unrealistic until … Continue reading
Sometimes, when I am stranded on a new island and I walk along the beach for hours to see if there is anyone else who is still alive or if I can find some food, I feel like Robinson Crusoe. … Continue reading
I discovered this rather selective smoking ban in a deserted village on the island of Caprera off Sardinia.
As you can see, the island was quite beautiful – apart from the spooky things which had obviously occurred there. Wonderful beaches, coconut and banana trees, sunshine, a light breeze. Paradise. Why didn’t I stay? There was no library. (Zur deutschen Fassung … Continue reading