Manila, Philippines; Chaos and Charm

The first chunks of english that I ever used to communicate as a child was with Filipinos! You see, my dad was a chauffeur all his life and he would often invite over for dinner the Filipino people that worked in the help of the same employer as my dad's at that time. Our Sundays... Continue Reading →

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Greece: Cape Tainaron, Mani, Peloponnese.

Mani, in the southernmost part of Peloponnese is a cape, an expanse, a geographical and cultural area, also long known by its medieval name Maïni (Μαΐνη). Τhe area is scattered with wonderful medieval villages, with Gytheion and Areopolis as its capital towns. A very good job seems to have been done here, both at maintaining... Continue Reading →

Instagrammers; this plague

Ever since the HBO Chernobyl series came out, Ukraine has been receiving an influx of visitors from all over the world. The town of Pripyat or else "exclusion zone" has been the new hotspot. A selfie at the site of the terrible tragedy has become every influencer's "noble cause" with hordes of tourists posing their... Continue Reading →

Challenging Ethiopia.

It is dawn, April 29. And we've just arrived. And the sky boasts this colour that you've never seen again. And you know that you're there. You know you're in Africa; from the peace in the sky and the smell of the acacia trees and this something in the air you're breathing that you've never... Continue Reading →

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