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ART Lost & Found … (No. 73)

I say so, because Namibia was a German Colony from 1884 to 1915, and this was the hightime of Art Nouveau in Deutsch-Südwestafrika (German Southwest-Africa), as the territory was called. Therefore every building was, quite naturally, planned in „Jugendstil“, the German variation of the European style Art Nouveau. There are still dozends of building in … Weiterlesen »

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ISLANDS Lost & Found … (No. 47)

Since the mutineers of the „Bounty“ landed on his deserted rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean in 1790, we didn’t hear anything positive from the island. Murder, debauchery, inbreeding, raping of minors, escapes, suicides and so on. But, and this is a big but, in 1838 the self-goverment of Pitcairn, then still a … Weiterlesen »

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