Category Archives: Travel

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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“Church was really boring today”

Photographed outside of the cathedral in Puno, Peru.

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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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Locks of Love

On the bridges that connect Užupis with the rest of Vilnius, there are hundreds of locks. Couples write their names on the lock, then attach it to the bridge and throw away the key. Some may find this romantic. – I … Continue reading

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Strange clouds

(Photo taken in the Madonie mountains in Sicily.)

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