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3.456 miles across Mauritania

We come to mind, with our money, our values and a less of time. We want pictures that serve our stereotypes. Images of a peaceful and healing world where Muslims and Christians are friends. People who accept their differences and learn from each other. But we know that reality is different. The Foreign Office writes: „We are…

Antarctica, Falkland Islands & South Georgia 2017 – ENGLISH

Day 1 – Wednesday, 15 February 2017, cloudy weather, 9° Celsius Ushuaia marks the end of the road in Argentina´s Tierra del Fuego. During the summer this rapidly growing town bustles with adventurous travelers. Ushuaia also boats a sizeable crab fishing and small electronics industry. Ushuaia means “ Bay that penetrates to the west“ in…

MOSCOW – BETWEEN COMMUNISM AND CAPITALISM

We stayed at the Hotel Rossiya at Varvarka Street, in central Moscow, within sight of the Red Square. Up to its closure on 31 December 2005 and the subsequent demolition, it was the largest hotel in Europe. The building was designed by architect Dmitry Chechulin and opened on 15 January 1967th. The three-star hotel extended…

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