Category Archives: Photography

A walk around Isfahan

I was in Iran for the first time in December 2008 and January 2009, one of my traditional Christmas/New-Year getaways, hoping to escape these awkward festivities. However, many people still wished me “merry Christmas” or “a happy new year”, with some Iranians … Continue reading

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“You can park in the garden.”

Photographed in Chisinau, Moldova.

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Emma & Timmy

I heard that cat photos make blogs more popular. Luckily, my mother sent these photos of her two cats Emma (brown) and Timmy (grey).

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“Church was really boring today”

Photographed outside of the cathedral in Puno, Peru.

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Where God takes Cash

Whenever material things, money, worldliness, become the center of our lives, they take hold of us, they possess us; we lose our very identity as human beings. Pope Francis, 29 September 2013 This new line of the Catholic Church, breaking … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones is back

He was spotted on the island of Taquile in Lake Titicaca in Peru.

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Street Scenes in Quillacollo

I always thought that the Feast of Corpus Christi is a somber affair. In Quillacollo in Bolivia there was indeed a short religious procession to the cathedral, with ice-cream and beer vendors already going about their business while the priest was … Continue reading

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