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A Chinese in Lviv

Globalization hit us in front of the Grand Opera House in Lviv when I was approached by a young Chinese student, who wanted to borrow my mobile phone. The battery of his own had gone flat and he anxiously needed … Weiterlesen

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In the Belief of Rebirth – Uzhgorod

Crossing the border to Ukrainia wasn’t as difficult as we imagined. Apart form some confusion about traffic lines at the border… …we were soon welcomed in Ukraine:We didn’t experience any kind of harassment, arbitrary or repressive behavior on part of … Weiterlesen

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The Magnificent Seven – and One Horse Only

The other day in a local pub we met three white cowboys. When they saw me taking photos, they asked me what I was doing and I answered: I have this habit of taking photos of white cowboys wherever I … Weiterlesen

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Sunday Trip to Michalovce

Michalovce is a small town to the east from Košice, near the Ukranian border. I’m somewhat sorry to confirm this cliché but the further to the east, the more the achievents of western (sic!) civilization begin to look like threadbare … Weiterlesen

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Lunik IX – the Roma Ghetto of Kosice

To See and Not to See (for German version please scroll down) Somehow, I feel one cannot write a blog about living and working in Košice – even if it’s only for three months – without mentioning Lunik IX. Omitting Lunik … Weiterlesen

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Saturday is Weddingday

Košice offers each Saturday a wide variety of beautiful brides. Just pick one for yourself!   To be continued next Saturday…

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Tracking down Andy Warhole

A Trip to Medzilaborce Another little village invaded by high-flying socialist buildings. We were excited to learn Andy had a brother – John – who decided to be an artist, paint Cambell cans and put his 15 minutes of fame to use … Weiterlesen

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City Walk Košice

The most peculiar thing in downtown Košice is the fountain park in front of the National Theatre. The spurting of the fountains is steered by the music that constantly plays in the park. People come here to listen and relax. We then … Weiterlesen

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Housewarming in Košice

Kosice-Housewarming+   Here you can find a short video about the house we’ll use to live and work in during our residency in Košice. Just in case you haven’t heard anything about Košice yet: It is located in the Eastern … Weiterlesen

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