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ART A Conversation Piece … (No. 51)

The church in Borja (Spain) is wonderful and 400 years old. The oil painting of Jesus, originally from the 19th century, was also a good on in the adapted style of Guido Reni, I would say. But the church fell into oblivion and the painting rotted away. There was not much left of the suffering … Weiterlesen »

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POSTCARDS Lost & Found (No. 74)

Yes, the postcard was dead! Yes, there are some old fashioned tourist who still write nonsense home, like „Greetings from …“ or „The weather is fine, the food lousy …“. But 99 % of the travellers make people at home envious by sending something through electronical channels. Just remember the occasion when you had bought … Weiterlesen »

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LAWS Oh, What A Shame … (No. 15)

I remember the times well, when almost everything was permitted and Italy still functioned perfect. Now new laws have been introduced and chaos reigns in some parts of beautiful Italia. Because policemen lost count whats okay and what not, judges can’t follow all the new „decreti“ of the politicians, and in some communities things run … Weiterlesen »

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CAMBODIA Oh, What A Shame … (No. 1)

Recently, not so long ago, I fled the flood of tourist around Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. Hired a Tuk-Tuk for the day and escaped into the jungle. Or what’s left of it. It took us (the driver and me) about 30 minutes to get to the To Phrom at the outskirts of Angkor in the east – … Weiterlesen »

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