Tagged With: Estonia

HOLIDAYS Let’s Go Skiing in Lesotho!

HIGHLY ESTEEMED READERS, I AGREE, IT SOUNDS FUNNY, BUT IT ISN’T! This tiny monarchy, the size of Belgium, with no more inhabitants than Bucharest, the capital of Romania, and on all sides surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, offers a winter paradise! You don’t believe it? I didn’t before I saw it. In the … Weiterlesen »

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LIVING Make Bombs To Furniture …

Let me introduce the sculptor Mati Karmin from Estonia (Baltic States). The only one-man mine-sweeper on the globe. An artist who buys (or gets as a present) disused Russian sea-mines – the huge bombs, once floating in the oceans, with enormous nipples which are deadly fuses. Some are as tall as a grown man, and … Weiterlesen »

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SHIPS Interesting People Along The Way … (No. 37)

It was in the house of a friend on the island of Majorca. He introduced me to a Swede, sun burned, healthy, rich and bold. He felt so secure that he told me: „Haha, I’m one of the victims of the ‚Estonia‘. I’m dead, haha!“ When the ship sank in the Baltic Sea on September … Weiterlesen »

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