Narnaul, Haryana: Where They Fought the British (English)

Following a three and a half hours bus ride from Delhi you get to Narnaul, a small city at the border to Rajasthan and the Thar Desert. It’s WHERE THEY FOUGHT THE BRITISH…

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The Day India Ran Out of Cash (English)

Back in November 2016, I traveled to India for a two weeks bus tour through the North Indian Federal State of Rajasthan which is famous for its Forts and cities founded and constructed under the ruler ship of the Maharajahs, its culture, and landscape. On November 8, when I was just flying out from Frankfurt…

A Travel to Rajasthan, India (English)

In November 2016 I did a two weeks round-trip to the North Western Indian Federal State of Rajasthan. In the following weeks, I would like to share some of my photos and the related stories from this trip. It really is a marvellous country  – and I had a great exciting time.     I already…

Burial Site For Used 3D Glasses (English)

The Short and Happy Life of a Pair of 3D Glasses Date of Birth: Unknown Probably not too long ago Place of Birth: Manufacturing plant somewhere in Asia, I guess Packaged in foil bags Shipped in a container box to Hamburg (or wherever else in the World) Delivered to a local movie theater by truck…

A Night at the Cemetery (English)

This is actually at Hamburg’s Ohlsdorf Cemetery. The world’s largest rural cemetery (i.e. in a park setting). Constructed in 1877, the cemetery has a size of 391 hectares (966 acres) with 12 chapels. Over 1.5 million burials in more than 280,000 burial sites. And streets with a length of 17 km (11 mi). 230 gardeners…

A Nice Walk Along The Elbe Bank. Well, Sort of. (English)

Maybe I should start by explaining that I am not a local or native or whatever-you-may-call-it Hamburg guy. I grew up around five hundred kilometers Southwest of here and my geographic knowledge still has – as the following story shows – certain flaws. OK, at around lunchtime on a sunny Saturday in mid-April a friend…

Mysterious Person Appearing On Medieval Market Place (English)

You are looking at a medieval market place on a clearing in the forest near the Saxonian city of Salzhausen in Northern Germany. Nobody knows the origin or the whereabouts of this mysterious stranger who all of a sudden seems to have appeared from nowhere. Is he just one of these guys looking to buy…

The River at Dusk. And a Ferry Guy. (English)

  I watched this guy getting ready to release a ferryship’s mooring rope. This was at a ferry landing stage in Wedel, near Hamburg. At the Elbe river on a late afternoon in November. Took a picture or two. Went home, took a look at the pics on my PC. Wrote a couple of lines…

Poesie auf dem Männerklo (German)

Okay, letztens war ich irgendwie scheisse drauf. Hab vergessen warum. War einfach angepisst. Ging abends in ’ne Kneipe in Hamburg Dachte, vielleicht treffe da ich jemanden zum Reden. Passierte nicht. Hatte ein paar Drinks. Hab was gegessen. Kam die Zeit, da mußte ich pissen. Auf der Herrentoilette über dem Pisstopf las ich das Gekritzel  …