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Azerbaijan’s Province — Shaki

04 October, 2013 I woke up to thick fog of the Caucasian mountains. I could see no mountains through, the air was pregnant with rain, and humidity pressed on my lungs. I had good breakfast at the guest house and … Continue reading

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“Goldfinch” — Pulitzer Prize for Ordinary Work

“The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt snatched the Pulitzer in 2013. “A masterpiece” (The Times), “Superb” (Daily Mail), “Heart-rending” (Vogue), “A gripping page-turner” (Independent on Sunday) — are some of the praise it received in the media.

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Maastricht for a Vacation? Worth it!

If you are not afraid of the rain, like cycling and safety in your travels, The Netherlands has a lot to offer for you as a tourist. Having lived for 1 year in Oxford and for almost 4 years in … Continue reading

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Shahdag ski resort of Azerbaijan: a nice weekend trip

“Show off” Mixed feelings took hold of me when I visited the Shahdag Wintersport Resort nearby Gusar, a town in Azerbaijan near the Russian border. There are many reviews on the Internet, and many are negative, mostly because of the … Continue reading

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