what happened during the school excursion

November 18, 2014 / 0 comments

It’s Saturday morning. The sky is still a bit overcast and the sun tries to come out. I’m in Tainan, a city in Taiwan’s South. I’m sitting on a little stool waiting for the square in front of the Confucius temple to clear in order to take a shot. Suddenly, a bunch of school kids…

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tel aviv babel

November 4, 2014 / 0 comments

the bauhaus center in tel aviv is located in the center of the so called white city (the world’s largest district of bauhaus and international style architecture) at 99 dizengoff street close to the zina dizengoff square. one day i took the self guided audio tour with a rented mp3 player and a map which…

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arcade lovers

October 31, 2014 / 2 comments

i was used to be a gamer girl, not very serious but i own a bunch of gaming consoles and i even had one my father brought from a travel back in my gdr childhood. it was an 80’s atari (don’t recall the model number) and i played ‘pac man’ all day long (when my…

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at the rheinfall

October 29, 2014 / 0 comments

I met Maria and Ioan at the Rheinfall in Schaffhausen. They were spending the day with their daughter and son in-law there. I walked by and nodded. Ioan nodded back with a smile and I looked into his bright eyes. I asked if I could take a photo and they agreed. I felt there were…

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Lisa & Daniel

October 27, 2014 / 0 comments

So, I was getting gas before driving about 300 miles north to visit my parents, just paid and I couldn’t believe my eyes: An old tractor with two smiling, young people just drove in. I was debating with myself whether I should ask them to take a picture or not while walking back to the…

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the opera choir

October 24, 2014 / 0 comments

I met these guys behind the Goethe Theater in Bad Lauchstaedt. The are members of the opera choir in Halle and were performing in “Martha”, a romantic opera composed by Friedrich von Flotow that was first staged in Vienna in 1847. They were standing together in little groups talking and relaxing before the show. I…

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