Tag Archives: Yugoslavia

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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Yugonostalgia

When enough years have passed since the end of a dictatorship, some people will become nostalgic. They will talk up the positive aspects of the dictatorship, forgetting about the labor camps, the political prisoners, the censorship. They will promote their … Continue reading

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Remember that Country?

I wonder if the ferry will split into 7 different boats once it’s in the Adriatic Sea, with the boats fighting each other for a few years before eventually all entering some EU port. (Photographed in Bari, Italy in May 2014. … Continue reading

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