Friday, September 30, 2022
Culture differences

Culture differences

Culture differences in stories are about a specific geographical location.

Samotrakhi

Beachclub Samotrakhi Greece

Tourism and the EU June 2011 More than 30 years ago my wife and I had a wonderfull time camping on this relatively unknown Greek island. On the ferry from the mainland from Alexandopoulis the presence...

Przemyśl, Weronika and Mikal

European youth January 2016 Przemyśl is a sleepy bordertown in the east of Poland, just a few kilometers away from the Ukrainian border. The river that splits the town in two halves was once the border between...
Košice-Ushgorod-Annabel

Košice – Ushgorod

Crossing the EU border Ukriane, Slovakia, Uzhgorod, August 2014 There is airco when the driver feels like it. It is nearly 40 degrees in the bus from Košice in Slovakia to Uzhgorod Ukraine. This will be...
Mastak-Natalya

Entrepreneurship in Lviv: Natalya and Vitaly

A start up business in leather goods in Lviv Ukraine, Lviv, December 2017 Natalya teaches at University and gives language lessons online. She was my teacher from whom I learned the basics in Ukrainian. Teaching, however,...
Abderrakak El Maamna

Roots and identity, tradition and change

March 2018 Taroudant/Marrakech Morocco In the Sidi Ayoub area of the Medina (the town inside the city walls) of Marrakesch Abderrazzak El Maana unexpectedly addresses me in my own language with a charming southern...

In Israel everyone comes from somewhere

Israel Tel Aviv Jerusalem February 2019 Who does not want to see Jerusalem just once in his life? It is curiosity that brought me here. Would Israel be like what I imagined based on the...
bow strings

Bow strings from Simone in Amsterdam

Destiny Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2016 Simone looks up from her work to me through the open door of her workshop. She just finished her rolled cigarette. It is a perfect hot early September afternoon in...
video

Sundown North Sea

The Netherlands, Julianadorp. A little insight into the beauty of my own country, just next door.
Auschwitz

Saul in Krakow

Auschwitz January 2016 My head is still full of my visit to Birkenau. What most impressed me was the vastness of the camp and what meager protection the barracks gave so death resulted also from just...
Dance

Maria Bakalo in Lviv

Ukraine, Lviv, December 2017  2018 Lviv Lead picture: Maria Bakalo (Masha) during a rehearsal of a new performance. I met Masha in 2016 and revisited her in 2017. Simferopol is her birthplace but she moved to...

LATEST NEWS

Dance

Maria Bakalo in Lviv

Fall down and get up

MUST READ

Sarajevo marriage

Stagefright