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different places spotted when travelling

Petra

Visiting Jordan three years ago I was thrilled by the outstanding¬†Dead Sea.¬†Choosing seaside I had no time for Petra. Once I was requested to get there again I instantly knew where to go this time. Attracted by ancient city with … Continue reading

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Singapore, a week later

After disappointing first day, remaining part of my staying was more graceful, once or two times a day showers, humid and hot hazy weather for most of the time. Few evenings free of work and half of next weekend I … Continue reading

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Singapore, day one

I should call it Singa-pour, the whole sky is gray, skyscrapers tops are hidden in clouds and the wall of rain outside keeps the same pace for last couple hours. At day zero, which was yesterday night when I arrived, … Continue reading

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Into the wilder wild

Plan of return to Jo’burg projected a vision of visiting wild life park. Pilanesberg appeared to be better choice comparing to Kruger Park I considered first, as the former is in one-day-visit roundtrip distance. Budget of two free days was … Continue reading

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Vegas

Vegas. Mecca for crowd of Americans looking for something extraordinary. To me a curiosity worth experiencing and catch in a bunch of pictures with a bit of notes on top. Find my first impressions on April 2013 visit to the … Continue reading

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Beirut

It was nice move to have Beirut on early March work schedule, when the winter was still keeping Europe in tight grasp. For most people Lebanon means danger: neighbor Syria continues crackdown on uprising or the other neighbor Israel that … Continue reading

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B*est skating

Freezing cold, snow outside and less than 3 weeks to New Year’s Eve means no more outdoor inline skating in 2012 at least in Europe. Autumn was good though, I would even say b*est since it matches to B{udap}est and … Continue reading

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Moscow in Autumn

Short deployment to Moscow stopped me from re-exploring the city. Last time it was the haze of burning woods, this time rainy and cold weather of Moscow’s early Autumn. I am not sure what was worse, the atmosphere or my … Continue reading

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Bratislava, mirazyme and chicken

Thinking of recent business travel to Slovak Republic, southern neighbors, I still have in my mind long hours spent in the night at the hotel trying to reduce backlog. During day time I had not time to enjoy amazingly beautiful … Continue reading

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Nigeria

With gunfire, blasts and religion clash in the north, the locals claimed the south areas are quite safe. Not enough though for a white man to take a walk in the evening or take a taxi from the street; stories … Continue reading

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