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I couldn’t believe this day. I had escaped the grey clouds of Lisbon and an hour later was greeted by perfect skies. The water was playing with the stones in the wash beneath my feet. It was blinding so much, I had to pull out my shades even though it was a chilly January morning. […]
How did Bulgaria look like? I had no idea prior to my arrival. Maybe some old-fashioned houses, some typical Eastern European influence? I touched down in Sofia and was surprised. Everything looked rather familiar. If you had shown me a picture of some of the streets I curiously strolled along, I would have guessed them […]
I was caught in a circus show, where the bus driver was the director, whipping the audience into place, making them jump through hoops in order to be seated on a tiny pedestal. The hoops were the baggage regulations and the mood was rather sour. Germans can be quite strict and that includes bus travel […]
“Your ticket,” he was blurting out his words at me. Again? I just gave him my ticket. What receipt should I put into my taxes folder if the Bosnian bus driver took that one as well? He just looked at me with daggers in his eyes. He was a no nonsense man.