Monday, August 19, 2019
Culture differences

Culture differences

Culture differences in stories are about a specific geographical location.

bow strings

Bow strings from Simone in Amsterdam

Destiny September 2016 Simone looks up from her work to me through the open door of her workshop. She just finished her rolled cigaret. It is a perfect hot early september afternoon in Amsterdam. There are...
Košice-Ushgorod-Annabel

Košice – Ushgorod

Crossing the EU border 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 my first time...
video

Sundown North Sea

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

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...
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...
Dance

Maria Bakalo in Lviv

Ukraine December 2017  2018 Lviv Leadpicture: 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 Lviv as cultural...
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...
Jerusalem boy at wall

In Israel everyone comes from somewhere

Israel Tel Aviv Jerusalem februari 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...
Karpati

Brains but no work in Sibiu Rumania

A new Euro generation tries to build a life I am in the train from Brasov to Sibiu, in the middle of Rumania. The weather is cold and there is some snow. The train slides...

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