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The sound of silence

The sound of silence

Erling Kagge really did a number on our thoughts. Towards the end of last year, he was hard to miss. You could read about him in newspapers and other ...
To read or not to be …

To read or not to be …

With this article, I would like to address the all-embracing, deadly trend: lack of reading. Especially online. Reading and writing are becoming stran ...
The beauty of familiar views

The beauty of familiar views

In the last article in our Beehive for this year, I am faced with a dilemma which has no answer. What is more beautiful: discovering new, exotic desti ...
Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Five years ago, when my wife and I were first wandering across Namibia or, more precisely, the Sossusvlei pan, its greatest landmark, two hot air ball ...
Three Years - Three Continents - Three Rainbows

Three Years - Three Continents - Three Rainbows

I. Ladakh, India     Leaving behind the cacophonous traffic jams of Srinagar, the road climbs up, clinging to the side of the crumb ...
First impressions from Denmark

First impressions from Denmark

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and the second largest Scandinavian city. I always imagined it as an idyllic place, criss-crossed with canals sur ...
Kgalagadi

Kgalagadi

Even though there are better known and also more accessible national parks in South Africa, such as the Kruger National Park in the Republic of South ...
Myanmar: Gone for a Walk

Myanmar: Gone for a Walk

We are drinking green tea from tiny ceramic cups, contorted into the child-sized plastic chairs that are the defining element of every teahouse and ro ...
Taking a motorail train

Taking a motorail train

It’s 6:40 in the evening. The old lady is removing the blinds that were protecting her apartment from the scorching sun. A force of habit, probably: s ...
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