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RELIGION Follow The Arrows …

THE PEACEFUL AND SUCCESSFUL ADVANCE OF THE ISLAM in Christian countries is, in my opinion, strongly manifested in ARROWS! In those small, sometimes discreet signs in international hotels all over Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Ocenania, all pointing in one direction – to Mecca! I found them on the ceilings of rooms (in the „Swiss … Weiterlesen »

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HIGHLIGHTS If You Ever Come to …

It’s off the beaten track, in the tiny village Nieu-Bethesda in the Eastern Cape, with dirt roads and unfenced properties. Here lived the artists Helen Martin in the beautiful Owl House and left a strange, impressive and mysterious legacy of sculptures – inside and outside! She covered the house’s walls in glittering crushed glass (which … Weiterlesen »

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DRINKS I Got A Strange Message … (No. 45)

My friend Mahin is a matron, married to a colonel in Iran, and I know her for over 40 years. That’s why we trust each other. Her Story goes like this: The Arab world wanted to find „a Muslim alternative“ to „unholy Western drinks“ like Coke. So the brewed a copy. They did this in … Weiterlesen »

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TRAVEL The Book To Look … (No. 30)

From time to time I reach for „Complete Books of Marvels“, a volume of 640 pages, read it again and again and still discover secrets, Richard Halliburton tells me. But don’t we know everything about Taj Mahal, Cheops Pyramide, Lhasa, Isfahan, Mekka and Angkor? No. Halliburton, an American adventurer and travel writer, had not only … Weiterlesen »

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