Category Archives: Travel

Personal Trips, Travelogues and Misc Travel Info

To America and Back

Readers will surely have noticed my absence the past few weeks. For it, I apologize, as I was on semi-vacation in the US for a wedding. From that trip I give you a few quick pictures. I spent most time … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 2007

This past weekend I was again gone and thus not blogging. However, I didn’t forget CA readers while in Munich the past two days and snapped a few shots of the infamous Oktoberfest for one and all. Although Munich holds … Continue reading

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Like Curzon, I too set off last week on a small trip. I spent the past weekend in Cologne, once a Roman colony and today Germany’s fourth largest city. Situated on the Rhine near the borders of Belgium and The … Continue reading

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Week in Bavaria

My absence the past week was not just from the blogging world but from here in Stuttgart as well. I went to Bavaria for a few days and thus offer a few pictures of that trip. Fachwerkhaus in the town … Continue reading

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Welcome Hidden Europe

Did you know that a piece of the German Democratic Republic (DDR) still exists? And there’s no better place for it than a tiny island off of Cuba. Are you interested in the tiny Spanish exclaves in North Africa? That’s … Continue reading

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To Bavaria and Back

I’m back from another weekend in Munich, some of it spent hiking near Tegernsee. Here are a few quick pictures for you vicarious travelers out there. Hiking in Bavaria Braving the cows all the way to the top

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Zoroastrian Hindus

Thanks to Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace for this fascinating online article on Zoroastrian Hindus in modern-day Azerbaijian from a travelogue dating from the 1920s, translated and posted by Soli Dastur. About hundred to two hundred years ago, our Hindustan used … Continue reading

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Kosovo Update with Pics

Peja, Kosovo I decided to stay in Peja overnight and take a morning bus to Podgorica, Montenegro where I’ll connect going on to Kotor. Here are a few pics from Kosovo: Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) exhibit in the Pristina museum. … Continue reading

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Last day in Kosovo

Day 73 in Pristina, Kosovo Yesterday I woke up early and headed out to the bus station to catch one of the many buses going southwest towards Prizren. It lies in the German KFOR zone which becomes rather obvious by … Continue reading

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Holiday planning?

You work hard all year and need time to relax and recharge. It is nearly summer and it’s time to think about where you want to spend your hard-earned vacation. Why not take a look at this guide to the … Continue reading

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