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Slovakia, 2017

In 2016, I visited the Bohemian part of the Czech Republic, and subsequently I thought it only fair to balance the scales with a trip to Slovakia in 2017.  I set up camp in the town of Kežmarok on the edge of the Tatra Mountains and worked east of there to the Ukrainian border.  We […]

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Moldova, 2017

In May of 2017 I ventured into Moldova for the first time.   We saw a respectable sample of the country, but we did not venture over the border into Transnistria.  We entered Moldova near Cahul and worked our way north to Bălți visiting a total of seventeen sites along the way. 

I had no particular reason to […]

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Little Blue Stones

When we travel to eastern Europe we take with us a quantity of small blue glass beads such as might be used by a florist or a decorator. I refer to them as blue stones. When we visit cemeteries, we place a few of these stones on tombstones as a sign that someone has visited. […]

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“They Must Be Living Somewhere”

If you would like to know more about my adventures in eastern Europe, you might wish to read my book, They Must Be Living Somewhere which is available from Virtualbookworm.com Publishing or Amazon. The book focuses on the question of our obligations to our fellow man in a narrative framework that combines amusing anecdotes about […]

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