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
Those were the reactions when I announced my plan to travel to Abkhazia: “Oh, isn’t that dangerous?” (seventeen times) “Be careful, it’s very dangerous there!” (eight times) “But what would you want to do there?” (five times) “You have to … Continue reading
(All photos taken during my trip to Riga in March 2013.)
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
When I checked into Mundo Albuerge Hostel (not recommended because too noisy) in Lima (ditto), Peru (ditto), they asked me if I wanted a room with cat or without cat. Hoping that “gatito” didn’t have any naughty meaning that I wasn’t aware … Continue reading
Guinea pigs and cats. Seriously. The first time I walked past a restaurant in Peru that advertised guinea pig, I disregarded it as one of those funny translation mistakes that sometimes sneak into menus like additives. But no, dear children, … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Peru, Travel
I heard that cat photos make blogs more popular. Luckily, my mother sent these photos of her two cats Emma (brown) and Timmy (grey).