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Germany: Culture shock in my own country

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I´m nervous as the engines of the Boeing A346 howl louder and louder and as the plane accelerates on the runway. Soon the machine is fast enough and the wheels lose contact with the earth. My stomach tingles as I look out the window and the familiar ground becomes smaller and smaller until clouds eventually […]

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Cappadocia

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Cappadocia – a famous region in Turkey, a must see if you are there. Amazing rocks, fairy chimneys, old churches and caves where the people were used to live since a long time. There are even underground citys for several thousand people. Christians used them for hiding in times of war. Be aware if you […]

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Hos Geldiniz – Herzlich willkommen

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Hos Geldiniz – Herzlich willkommen (For my english followers – this time only in german, but you can have a look at the pictures. Next video from turkey will be in english.) „Herzlich willkommen“ steht auch auf vielen Fußmatten in Deutschland. Doch was herzlich wirklich heißt, lerne ich hier in der Türkei. Ein paar Beispiele […]

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Video: Impressions of Istanbul

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Istanbul – I spend almost two weeks there. It is an amazing city; big, loud, crowded, unbelievable and hard to describe. Fortunately I had my camera with me. This are some Impressions of Istanbul, but only from the central parts Sultanahmet, Eminönu, Karaköy, Beyoglu, Taksim, Kadiköy and Bostanci. You can watch the video in HD-Quality […]

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Bulgaria

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Wir waren für 10 Tage in Bulgarien und hatten am Anfang ein paar Probleme: Die meisten der Schilder waren in Kyrillischen Zeichen und nicht zu verstehen, also fragten wir nach dem Weg: “Entschuldigung, ist dies der Weg nach Sofia?” Die alte Frau nickte mit dem Kopf also fuhren wir weiter. Aber warum rief sie dann […]

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Interview: Cyclo Construc´ Tour

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This is my second Interview with cyclists, and this time I met some real long-distance cyclists. Nathalie and Vincent are a french couple, and they left home in Spring 2011, cycling towards China. I met them in June 2012 in Vienna, now they are already back home. http://cycloconstructour.fr