Reliability, commitment and leadership skills were to be consciously promoted in the Soviet Union. And how could one train these three qualities better than by letting children operate a railway line?
Time for a new country! Today we travel to the capital of Belarus, often referred to as “Europe’s last dictatorship”.
There’s no shortage of hiking trails in the Black Forest, and on some you can walk in the footsteps of history. Twelve kilometers and 750 meters in altitude bring us closer to the history of hydroelectric power in Baden-Württemberg 🙂
We could hardly believe our luck: An actual Lost Place, in the middle of a residential area, almost on our doorstep. But what had been produced here?
We found an abandoned factory in Moldova by chance. But what was produced here?
Deep inside a forest in Moldova a giant soviet nuclear bunker is decaying in silence…
Welcome to Transnistria – the last Soviet territory in Europe.
My trip to Japan ended where probably every trip to Japan should end: in Nagasaki. Not many travelers end up there because getting there is comparably difficult, but it is worth it 🙂
It is one of the most famous places in Japan besides Mount Fuji: “Shrine Island” Miyajima (宮島) in front of Hiroshima. Almost every tourist coming to the country has seen images of the gigantic Torii (鳥居) standing in the water before, and the tame deer are also well-known all over the Internet 🙂
The Samurai in Nikkō were too boring for your taste? The Monster Cats in Tokyo too? Oh well? How about zombies for a change? 😉