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Tag Archives: ship
One Hundred Years Ago, two young Men left Bavaria for the United States – June 1922: the Vogl Brothers
Zur deutschen Fassung. When thinking about migration, we distinguish between push- and pull-factors when we try to get to the bottom of migrants’ and refugees’ reasons to move/flee. The former refer to incentives to leave a place and move away. … Continue reading
Posted in Germany, History, Travel, USA Tagged Antwerp, Bavaria, Bremen, family, immigration, Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania, refugees, ship 14 Comments
Humanity’s Response to Catastrophes
A symbolic photo, taken in Odessa, Ukraine.
Posted in Photography, Ukraine Tagged Odessa, sea, ship 4 Comments
One Hundred Years Ago, the Digging began – December 1921: Rhine-Main-Danube Canal
Zur deutschen Fassung. The whole world is making fun of Germany, because it took us over 20 years to build a new airport for Berlin. There is a podcast about this, aptly named “How to fuck up an Airport“. Malicious … Continue reading
Pirates like Colors, too
Photographed in Marsaxlokk, a den of pirates in Malta.
Posted in Malta, Photography, Travel Tagged Marsaxlokk, ship 2 Comments
Painting the Ship
Yes, these cruise ships are really that huge. (Photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy.)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged cruise, Messina, ship 2 Comments
South-Pacific Idyll with a War Ship
During my visit on Easter Island, the island was protected by the French frigate Prairial. This meant not only that drug smugglers stayed away for that week (the Prairial had just captured 680 kg of cocaine), but it also provided particularly idyllic views.
Posted in Chile, Easter Island, France, Military, Photography, Travel Tagged sea, ship 4 Comments
What is it like to Work on a Cruise Ship?
It was not exactly as imagined, but my office on board was actually quite cozy. Larger, lighter and quieter than some places I have lived. Because the ocean offers fewer distractions than land, particularly if you don’t have internet, it’s quite … Continue reading
Moving to South America. By boat.
When I made my decision to leave Europe in 2015 and to move around the world, I knew it would be hard to decide where to begin this journey. My mind was going back and forth between Africa, Asia, the … Continue reading
Posted in Brazil, Spain, Travel Tagged boat, cruise, Gran Canaria, Salvador, sea, ship 61 Comments