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Category Archives: Photography
The most practical use offered by mosques is that they are a place of silence. Weary travellers may even use them to take a nap. I took this photo on my first trip to Iran in 2008/2009. This is Jameh … Continue reading
If you want to know what the rail system in Romania is like, you only need to walk to the train station in Târgu Mureș. You will recognize it by this sign: a panel of wood from an old crate, on which someone … Continue reading
No matter how terrible you have been, you can still get a street named after you. At least in Brindisi, Italy.
Finally I have discovered where the end of the rainbow is: off the coast of Sicily. (Photographed from the roof of my home in Rometta Marea on 16 October 2013.)
On my way back by bicycle from Europos Parkas to Vilnius, I first got lost (just a tiny bit) and then got caught up in the rain. By the time I had reached a patch of forest to seek shelter, … Continue reading
If you know someone who is obsessed with shoes and you want to cure her, you can try showing her this photo. It puts things into perspective. (Photo taken at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel.)
In Germany, on your first day of school your parents prepare a “Schultüte” for you, which is full of sweets and pencils and crayons and other useful stuff for school. This must have been in 1982.