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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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Art in Montenegro

It’s a bit stereotypical with the Balkan-type cap and the drooping mustache, but this is art in Montenegro. It reminds you a bit of the Easter Island heads, doesn’t it? (Photographed at the Winter Palace in Podgorica, Montenegro.)

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The Transformers of Podgorica

When I went to Podgorica, I stayed at a hotel because I had to run the half marathon. I didn’t want a Couchsurfing host to have to get up early on a weekend and to see me in my sweaty … Continue reading

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When the underworld came knocking

Walking across a bridge in Kalemegdan Park in Belgrade, Serbia, when suddenly the ground moved up under heavy groaning and moaning was one of the scariest moments in my life. I could only take this one photo, and then I … Continue reading

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A colorful birdhouse

Lithuania is full of beautifully painted wooden houses. The blue, green, red and orange houses manage to add color even to the longest and coldest of winters. On a visit to Druskininkai I saw that this is not limited to human … Continue reading

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Berlin Wall in Lithuania

Visitors who come to Berlin often wonder: “What happened to the Berlin Wall?” I found a chunk of it in Lithuania, at Europos Parkas, an outdoor art museum. To address any suspicions about larceny: it was a gift by the Federal … Continue reading

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A truly secluded location

Compared with the people living in these houses which I photographed from the train to the Montenegrin mountains, Henry David Thoreau lived in the center of civilization. You may need to click on the photos in order to enlarge them … Continue reading

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