Category Archives: Religion

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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“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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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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The 7th Day Adventurers

It was summer, I was single, I had some time on my hands and I wanted to explore more of Romania. The advertisement for the group of adventurers I saw at a bus stop in Târgu Mureș came at the perfect time. … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (59) Mass Hysteria

Mass hysteria: Mass hysteria:

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Hidden in the labyrinth of the Old City of Jerusalem, it looks rather unimpressive from the outside. You could almost walk past the church that was built over the spot of Jesus’ crucifixion and his grave without noticing that there is … Continue reading

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