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From Vienna to Tampere, Finland. 09-Jul-2018
I spent a few minutes chatting with Gandhi today. He wasn’t in a particularly good mood.
A riveting study of what displacement has meant, been and wrought over the past 70 years.
Along the banks of the Dead Vistula to the Baltic Sea.
The Polish Baltic peninsula of Hel, that is.
The best thing about Bale is that it’s on the way somewhere. In a place like Croatia’s Istrian peninsula, where there are dozens of medieval towns and villages to explore, that’s important.
“I like returning,” a local said, “but I can’t stay more than four days. After that the negative energy really bares down on me. It’s not good.” A brief report.
Field notes and 33 photos from an introduction to one of the world’s most influential architects.
Scattered ruminations on urban development, gentrification and future cities.
I mentioned a previous visit to the Mestsky Stadium’s concession stands in Ostrava, Czech Republic just a few days ago. I spent much of the day there again today covering the Zlatá tretra / Golden Spike track meet, which featured one of the last 100 meters races by the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, who… Continue reading Revisiting Ostrava’s Concession Stands
Storm clouds circling the Istrian hilltop town of Groznjan in northwestern Croatia. They circled right on by, too. ~~ Today’s Pic du Jour, the site’s 1,264th (!) straight, was snapped on 20 June 2016, one year ago today. Share!
If you were hoping to see a three-story high mural of guitarist Lemmy Kilmister today, you’re welcome.
A two-minute series of 17 time lapse scenes from the Bosnian capital.
Saving a drowning city with a pair of 5,000-pound hands rising 30 feet into the sky.
You met Daniel Talavera’s Hlava; this is a bit more from that head’s home, Breclav, a sleepy town in the Czech Republic’s south central Moravia region neatly wedged in a V-shaped chunk of land between the borders of Austria and Slovakia. That it sits just there isn’t an accident; the city grew and prospered into… Continue reading In Transit, Breclav, Czech Republic
The Cilo-Sat mountains near the border with Iraq.
A tree that looked oddly out of place.
Population 30 and 40, respectively.
Where I made and survived my unintentional off-piste skiing debut.