Monday, February 6, 2023
Culture differences

Culture differences

Culture differences in stories are about a specific geographical location.

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...
Minaret Al Pakistani

Hospitality and Inequality

Pakistan, Lahore, September 2019 What is normal? This question has been swirling in my mind for the two weeks I had the privilege to spend in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Confronted with a different society with different...
Kushnetsia

The hijacking of the Nashy

2021 July Ukraine Uzhgorod Kushnytsia In the hills and valleys of the Carpathian mountains in Ukraine, Slovakia, Poland, and some other countries villagers speak a language different, though related, to other Slavic languages. So far...
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...

Minsk: Sasha and Korpus kulturtsenter

Living in Belarus Belarus, December 2017 Nearly three decades ago the Sovjet Union disintegrated, fragmenting into a multitude of states, each developing their own way. I am in Belarus and the sensation emerges the clock just...

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...
Mora-Siljan-Saxviken

Invandrare

June 2020 Stillingsön/Uppsala Sweden Invandrare “The little swelling in my neck bothered me for some time already but my colleagues said it was nothing. I work in a hospital and they are doctors so I thought...
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...
hutsul wedding Kryvorivnya

The future of the Polonyna

2021 7 Ukraine: Kryvorivnya, Verkhovyna, Rakhiv, Ust Chorna. “I would like to combine two worlds for myself. One world centres around keeping the cows, how to raise our calve for example. I want to learn...
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...

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