Posts from year 2013

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New York short films

New York short films

Autumn is the perfect time of year to visit New York city. Here are some of my favorite NYC short films to make you want to go there.

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Sunsets at the Adriatic Sea

Sunsets at the Adriatic Sea

In Croatia I went for many walks along the Adriatic Sea, looking at the sunset and thinking back on the history of these waters.

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The end of Europe

The end of Europe

On my travels, I’ve come across several places that have named themselves the end of Europe. But none feels more justified than Cabo da Roca.

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Sweet days in Lisbon

Sweet days in Lisbon

It’s currently a scorching 30 degrees in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. We’ve been trying to escape the heat by all means necessary, which would fortunately include a lot of sweets.

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Port wine in the Douro Valley

Port wine in the Douro Valley

Today I’m in Porto, the birthplace of port wine in northern Portugal. The Alto Douro wine country is the oldest demarcated wine region on the planet and even the Romans made wine on the banks of the Douro river.

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Review: A Sense of Place

Review: A Sense of Place

This little gem has unfortunately been collecting dust on my shelf for a decade since I found it by accident on a sunny morning in San Francisco. There was a time before internet bookstores, when I bought a lot of books at physical bookstores.

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Lazy days in Lucerne

Lazy days in Lucerne

After having spent time in Swiss cities such as Zürich and Bern, the town of Luzern surprisingly turns out to be the prettiest of them all. It feels more like a town in northern Italy than one in Switzerland.

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Dead Can Dance in Zürich

Dead Can Dance in Zürich

After arriving at the train station of Zürich, we went along the Limmatquai to Nachtflug for a quick amber. Then it was finally time to cross the Limmat river and head to Kongresshaus for the eagerly awaited concert with Dead Can Dance.

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Wazzup in Vaduz

Wazzup in Vaduz

So what’s up in Liechtenstein these days? Not much, it seems. With a population of 35000, this country is one of the smallest there is.

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CSS Zen Garden reaches 10

CSS Zen Garden reaches 10

As announced today by its creator Dave Shea, the CSS Zen Garden has reached the venerable age of ten years. When I first saw that site back in 2003, I was blown away by the possibilities of CSS.

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