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15. October 2018

The eyes of a city

Menschen in der Provinzhaupstadt Kunduz: Unterwegs durch die Basare und Straßen der Stadt, Begegnungen mit traurigen und verstörten Menschen. Seit dem Bürgerkrieg hat sich Kunduz wirtschaftlich schnell erholt, auch Dank ... Tags: | | | |
16. September 2018

The art of eating, the night and the flavour

On the night market of Mawlamyaing

Am Ufer des Thanlwin Flusses reiht sich eine Garküche an die andere. Frischer Fisch, Garnelen, Fleischspieße und Gemüse liegen im Sortiment. An den bunten ...
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24. May 2018

Sweet and sweet

Ferni: A typical Afghan dessert, in a sales counter of a restaurant in Kunduz which is needed: 1 L of Vollmilch80g cornstarch with 20 EL waters stirred 3 heaped TBSP sugar 2TL Kardamom50g ... Tags: | | |
5. March 2018

Crater and hangover

Some Laotian guests sit at coffee and booze behind the martial decoration, bombs unexploded ordnance from the Vietnam war, in the craters restaurants in Phonsavan. The wife of a guest is waiting patiently ... Tags: | | | | | |
20 November 2017

Of Seats and Graves

Roman Theatre and rock houses

Myra is an ancient town in Lycia. The place is now called Demre and is located in the province of Antalya in Turkey. Myra is known as ...
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18. September 2017

Freedom and the elephant

When one of our hikes on the island of Koh Chang our way to an elephant-riding rental ran past and unfortunately confirmed my prejudices. The animals were all fixed on heavy chains, ... Tags: | | |
28. August 2017

The Make Up

Thanaka face of Myanmar

Thanakapaste is from the bark of the Indian Holzapfelbaumes (Limonia acidissima) or from a kind of belong to the Orange diamonds (Murraya paniculata) won, which belongs to the family of the ...
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12 June 2017

Rusty rails of Dreams

By train to the south of Myanmar - a leisurely trip

The morning is still surprisingly cool on the train platform in Mawlamyine, sleepy dogs rest on the ...
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15 April 2017

The Old City

A tour through the "Historical Park" of Sukhothai

Sukhothai literally means "Dawn of happiness". The city has been declared in 1238 to the capital of the Thai Kingdom, which in its heyday to ...
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16. March 2017

The Long Road

Insights into the development of education in Afghanistan

23 Years of war, destruction, and millions of refugees have left a desolate educational infrastructure in Afghanistan. A large proportion of the schools was ...
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13 January 2017

Renaissance and Present

Insights into the city hall of Hamburg. . In the great Hall of the Hamburg City Hall, the septuagenarian of the newsmagazine story was awarded mirror. Guest speakers included Chief Editor Klaus Brinkbäumer, Federal Minister Ursula von der Leyen and ... Tags: | | | |
25 October 2015

Floating Wood

The Omani of dhow wooden carpenters build since hundreds of years. Previously sailed the Giants across distant oceans, today they are a status symbol of sultans and millionaires. Only a few fishermen and ... Tags: | | |
18th October 2015

Rusty Times

The history of one of the largest mining villages in Sardinia, the Miniera di Ingurtosu e Gennamari, starts in the second half of the 19th century, in the town of Ingurtosu. Here was zinc, in a big way ... Tags: | | | |