Διακόπτουμε το συνηθισμένο μας πρόγραμμα γιατί μόλις θυμήθηκα ότι είναι μεγάλη βδομάδα για τους καθολικούς, που σημαίνει ότι η Ανδαλουσία κινείται σε ρυθμούς Semana Santa.
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Hiking in the dawn at Bali: Mt. Batur
[Visited on August 2019, Greek version follows] The island of Bali, Indonesia is home to a couple of very active volcanoes, among which Mt. Batur (Gunung Batur) stands as the second tallest. At the foot of the mountain lies a wide lake, a byproduct of a past violent explosion together with a caldera. The pathContinue reading “Hiking in the dawn at Bali: Mt. Batur”
Hong Kong in four acts
Hong Kong IS the definition of multiculture. Located on a convenient location for sea trade, it thrived as a British colony and as financial metropolis in the recent years. Although tiny, everyone is on it. The culture of Hong Kong is a weird mixture of British post-colonialism, strong Cantonese influences and the increasing addition ofContinue reading “Hong Kong in four acts”
Red hot chili peppers
Visited in August 2018 Walking around culture village in Busan during the summer, one can see red peppers filling up floor space in balconies and yards. Korean cuisine makes extravagant use of hot spices and the prime selection is always red hot peppers. Of course, domestically grown ones are even better.
Roadtrip in Austria (part 1): New year’s in Salzburg
Salzburg is a classy city in west Austria, extremely close to the border with Germany and Munich, with a view of the Eastern Alps. If the word ‘Salz’ rings a bell, you guessed correctly. Today we will talk about the ‘Fortress of Salt’, which is famous in the public as the birthplace of the musical genius himself, Mozart. His birth-house as well as his residency are still preserved and serve as museums.
Places I’ve Been: Bastei (Rathen, Germany)
Highly recommended if you are around Dresden or east Germany. Bastei is a rock formation complex in Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland). Tall, slender rocks stand in the middle of a lush forest towering above river Elbe. One can stroll among the tops of the naturally formed rocks and also cross the two-hundred year old BasteiContinue reading “Places I’ve Been: Bastei (Rathen, Germany)”