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Migrants Reach Europe Through Arctic Bikes

“Avoiding Risky Seas, Migrants Reach Europe With an Arctic Bike Ride,” by Andrew Higgins for the New York Times:

Pelted by hailstones and buffeted by an icy wind, Yasir Arslanuk, a 55-year-old Syrian engineer, his wife and two young sons wobbled across the border from Russia into Norway astride bicycles last week, the latest migrants to complete an improbable new route to Europe.

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Dear Unknown Hun in Hungary: Thank You!

The internet is a strange place. And *Nix can be an odd duck at times too.

I had, some months (years?) ago tried to run a torrent download of Privatix. 911 more words

Human Interest

Geographic Implications of (Anti-)Social Media

“Someday we will build up a world telephone system, making necessary to all peoples the use of a common language or common understanding of languages, which will join all the people of the earth into one brotherhood. 878 more words

Human Geography

Allison Pataki Makes History Come To Life

Readers might not think that the Hungarian court is one of history’s more fascinating topics. But author Allison Pataki thinks otherwise. In her novel, The Accidental Empress… 69 more words


Castle Hill at sunset

It was very fortunate the setting sun and clouds were doing what they did behind the royal palace in Buda as I was getting ready to snap this photo.


Bathing in Budapest

Onto out 5th stop, Budapest, Hungary!

I had heard a lot about this city and was really excited to be going here, but as soon as we arrived I could tell it wasn’t going to live up to my expectations. 327 more words