Articles in the Travel category

Rain, water

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The last four months of my whereabouts in mostly southern Brazil witnessed much intense and almost daily rainfall, unusual even for my numerous experiences in rainy-season Latin America. In the …

Sketches of favorite cities, part 3

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Another rendition in the series of remarkable cities.

Sketches of favorite cities, part 2

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Let’s continue with sketches of three more cities I found extraordinary.

Sketches of favorite cities, part 1

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I’ve travelled across remarkable cities. Many inspired unforgettable sensations and made an extraordinary impact. In fact, some became a sort of a mental sanctuary for me. I can seek …

Foz do Iguaçú and the value of experiences

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I happened to spend a couple of days at Foz do Iguaçú last week upon my return to Brazil. The small city, situated at the triangular border with Argentina and …

About not sure what

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I’ve been entertaining a recurring thought about my arrivals in Brazil. Each time I return, just a tiny sip instantly triggers the immense pleasure found in the unmistakable taste …

Cell phones and travelling

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As one among the cell-phone-averse elements of society, my reasons are fairly standard. I don’t wish to elaborate on an already saturated issue. I will only briefly mention, they …

Chaotic travel updates and Kraków

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Too much movement in a short time period carries familiar pitfalls, but also witnesses unusual side-effects.

Berlin to Copenhagen

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The complexity of entering the Zealand island and the Little Mermaid.

Travel in Southern Germany

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A friend of mine and I embarked on a little trip in Southern Germany and Austria. Here I present a very brief account of the experience and what caught my …

Not (entirely) about hostels

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How not to write about hostels.

Ant assembly in Oaxaca

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On a typical street in central Oaxaca, on a pleasant night following a refreshing rainfall, a long congregation of ants proceeded to transport food supplies along the lower ledge of …

São Paulo - City of Paradoxes

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Sao Paulo has provoked an impressive array of amazing as well as debilitating emotions like no other city I’ve experienced.

Like many larger Brazilian cities, the road infrastructure is …

Travel Notes and Unplanned Experiences

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Observations over several years of unplanned experiences.

80% Inexpensive Travel and 20% Supervised Machine Learning

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Empirical evidence suggests that I’m oblivious to most experiences attached to any significant cost. Granted, I’m an amateur even with respect to my own mind and cannot infallibly …

Southeast Asia Reflection

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The experience already six years in the past still provokes vivid memories. Unusually thick air. Luring spices. Endless street markets. Exotic street food that I previously savored but would presently …