Wanderlust. Dreaming of Bosnia and Serbia. Wish the Raketa would stop by at my place, pick me up and take me some place full of adventures for the weekend.
If you ever travel to Lisbon, don't forget to stroll through the old quarters of Alfama, Castelo and Mouraria watch out for great street art eat Pastéis de Nata at Confeitaria dos Pastéis de Belém in Belém follow the cats go treasure hunting at Feira da Ladra visit the peacocks at Castelo Sao Jorge and... Continue Reading →
I wish all of you a happy new year! Stay safe, sane and healthy. We're embarking on a new journey. We'll cross borders, broaden our minds, experience joy and pain and boredom, we'll get to know ourselves better, make new friends, say goodbye to old ones, fall in love, struggle, survive, argue, travel, work, discover... Continue Reading →
Just like the Kings of Ceredigion are seagulls and not people, cats reign supreme over Dubrovnik. Yes they are stray cats, but they do not look as beaten and starved as other stray animals, mostly dogs, in the Balkan region. They truly look and behave as if they had the absolute right to be, to... Continue Reading →
I took my trashbus on a vacation to Bosnia and Croatia and now we're back with new stories, pictures, adventures, new thoughts and more. I visited Sarajevo and Tuzla, played with tigers and werewolves, took care of a dying cat, chased lizards and snakes, fought with my family, made up with everybody, laughed, cried, danced.... Continue Reading →
This year I spent my summer in the Dubrovnik region. I went to the island Mljet, which is supposed to be Ogygia, the place where Ulysses lingered like twelve years before returning to his wife because this girl Calypso wouldn’t let him go. So I expected quite a bit but I must admit I wasn’t... Continue Reading →
I once visited friends in Aberystwyth, Wales. And I found this sign which to me seemed really odd. On the one hand it has these beautiful colors and it looks rather encouraging than warning, as if it was saying “DO jump into the unknown” – and, to hell with it, why not? On the... Continue Reading →