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).
The internet is asking for photos of cats. Cats you shall receive. The snow is melting. It is sunny and warm enough already to spend at least the noon and the afternoon parts of the day outside, reading a book. … Continue reading