Close to Home: Fort McHenry and the Flag

November 29, 2013 - Francis Scott Key was a lawyer, author and poet, who happened to be aboard a british vessel when the British bombarded...
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Focus Ghana: Elmina Castle

November 28, 2013 - When the Portuguese arrived at the Gold Coast in 1471 they discovered a thriving gold trade among Natives, Arabs and Ber...
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Close to Home: Americana - part 3

November 27, 2013 - EN After positive feedback I´m continuing the Americana picture series - images of what appears to me as being typical...
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Close to Home: German School Cafeteria

November 26, 2013 - When I pick up my kids from school, one of my first questions is what they had for lunch. Not just out of sincere intere...
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Close to Home: Blue Ridge Mountains in November

November 20, 2013 - Sometimes we heed the call of nature, and off we go into the wild. We have the wonderful Appalachian Trail along the pan...
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Rückblende: Bonn 1990

November 19, 2013 - I used to live in Bonn for a while, and every once in a while I went hiking into the wooded hills close by. On one parti...
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Close to Home: St. John the Divine in Manhattan

November 18, 2013 - When wandering through the streets of Manhattan, there are hardly ever any surprises concerning heights and sizes. One n...
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Focus Turkey: Turkish Georgia

November 17, 2013 - Tucked away in the far northeastern corner of present day Turkey lie the wonderful provinces of Artvin and Ardahan. Both...
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Close to Home: Library of Congress

November 12, 2013 - ENGLISH Recently I have applied for and gotten the reader card of the Library of Congress. With the reader card one can...
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Close to Home: Americana - part 2

November 08, 2013 - Part 2 of american scenes: Street life, objects, snapshots - whatever caught my eye. Part 1 is here: http://www.zen...
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Close to Home: Philadelphia

November 07, 2013 - ENGLISH City of brotherly love is a translation from the greek word Philadelphia (Philia = Love; Adelphos = Brother), w...
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Focus Benin: Who do you do the Voodoo to

November 06, 2013 - ENGLISH The mixture of former socialist rule, a very underdeveloped infrastructure and the influx of voodoo cultism in...
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Cose to Home: After Halloween

November 03, 2013 - After Halloween some neighbours still have the shebang hanging around, which is nice, because it somehow fits well with...
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Cose to Home: Fall in the Neighbourhood - Herbst in der Nachbarschaft

November 01, 2013 - ENGLISH Fall in the neighbourhood. Every year a great pleasure and a beautiful display of mother nature. It´s my favori...
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