Category Archives: Photography

These birds are having fun

(Photographed at the Municipal Park in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Why I don’t eat Fish

Because I know what it looks like before it gets on your plate: (Photographed behind the Swabian Castle in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Burglar-Friendly Facade

Breaking into this house does not even require the skills of John Robie aka “The Cat” in the Hitchcock film “To Catch a Thief”. (Spotted in Trani, Apulia, Italy. The exact address will be shared for a stake in the loot.)

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Macedonia by Train

A lonely steam engine rests on the tracks. It is no longer operational, but it fits well into the image created by the train station. Prilep is the fourth-largest city in Macedonia, but the train station looks like that of a … Continue reading

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Animals of Macedonia

In one day, while hiking from Prilep to Treskavec Monastery (and back), I saw the range of animals living in Macedonia, some of them expected, others unexpectedly exotic. Horses are no surprise in a landscape that could be used for shooting … Continue reading

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Is there a discount if I get MA and PhD at the same time?

You can tell that something is wrong with higher education when university degrees are advertised at “999 €” prices like bicycles or package holidays. (European University in Skopje, Macedonia.)

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Where UFOs park

It’s rather easy to take photos of UFOs in flight. They are loud, have lots of flashy lights and are trying to attract our attention. That’s why there are thousands of photos of UFOs while they are in the sky. But … Continue reading

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Is this the most beautiful cemetery in the world?

Macedonia is full of cemeteries. Or maybe I just got this impression because every larger town has more than one resting place for its ancestors, always at least a Christian, a Muslim and a Jewish one. The latter hardly have any … Continue reading

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But cigars are permitted

I discovered this rather selective smoking ban in a deserted village on the island of Caprera off Sardinia.

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Dark clouds are not necessarily bad

… at least not for photographers. I took so many photos of the church of Saint John at Kaneo in Ohrid in Macedonia, but I’ll share the ones which show that this was not a perfect day. It had been raining … Continue reading

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