Category Archives: Technology

This is a Green Car

This car carries the plants around to offset the carbon dioxide that it produces. (discovered and photographed at Europos Parkas in Lithuania)

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A Bus into the Past

Taking the bus in Transnistria, you are not only going from A to B, but also back to the 1950s or 1960s. With beautiful old curves and colors, for which you otherwise have to turn to Hitchcock films. And some Europeans … Continue reading

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Romania is the Cradle of our Civilization

One of the amusing aspects of moving from a large country (Germany) to a smaller or less populated country (Romania) is how fixated the latter countries are on their image abroad. One of the questions I get asked the most in Romania is: “What … Continue reading

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Why it’s not easy to talk to bloggers

I admit that one of the reasons for setting up my blog was that I had gotten tired of answering the same question more than once, even if asked by different people. The other danger of talking to bloggers is that … Continue reading

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Ambulance on Sark

Sark, one of the Channel Islands, doesn’t have cars. People move around mostly on bicycle. There are also some horse-drawn carriages and a few tractors, mainly to pick up supplies from the harbour. There are so few people that license … Continue reading

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Why I don’t reply to your messages

My non-responsiveness to messages, e-mails and other forms of communication seems to have reached a new level. Or has anyone else received this warning from Facebook, saying that people “may be wondering why” I “haven’t responded to messages in a … Continue reading

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Cable Clutter

In Prilep, Macedonia: In Romania (photo by Dominik Lenz):

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