“Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui ” –Luke Rheinhart, The Dice Man The correfoc (“fire-runs”) in Barcelona takes place at the end of september every year during the La Merce festival. The tradition was first documented in 1150 but it has evolved during the centuries to become more of a parade. … Continue reading Correfoc 2017; Embrace the craze!
This is merely a translation of my travel journal that I wrote during my visit to Cuba in 2014. ———– So, why did I think it was a good idea to visit Cuba? Maybe the weather, the cheap rum, that I heavily romanticize the book ”Rum Diary” or just a fascination of the communist doctrine. … Continue reading The Cuba diaries pt. 1
Khari Baoli is home to Asia’s largest wholesale spice market and it has been operating since the 17th century. I only spent like 4 hours here including a short tour with a local food guide (Delhi food walks @ Facebook), but from my short experience I did learn some useful tips on how to navigate … Continue reading Short-guide to buying spices at Khari Baoli in Delhi
thanks for slapping me in the face. My time with you was brief, intense and horribly planned. It was even my first visit to Asia so you definitely gave me a rough introduction to your continent. I started out in the small desert town of Jaisalmer known as “The Golden city” where I had managed … Continue reading A letter to India
So, you already know my name and where I’m from thanks to my cheesy domain. I usually support myself by cooking food, but I also enjoy photography, writing and travelling. Besides that I have occasional problems with self-discipline which is why my updates and whereabouts is completely random. For the moment this blog is merely … Continue reading Hello world!