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Biathlon (not only) in Antholz: 8 tips on how to watch it life in the stadium

In some aspects, I’m a typical German. For instance, I have a big interest in biathlon.  Biathlon is a combination sport of cross-country skiing and shooting. 2,735 more words

Hoists From Afar

Autonomy vs. Sovereignty: the Case of South Tyrol

Let’s take a look at a place where terrible decisions made after World War I resulted in a map that left an ethnic group divided by an international border instead of united under a single flag—and no, I’m not thinking of the Middle East where the Kurds were spread over four countries without a nation of their own. 429 more words


The Falkenstein Farm Winery & Vineyard, Alto Adige goodness

I first had this wine, the 2013 Falkenstein Riesling about a month ago. It was one of those wines that lingered in my thoughts even after several days. 514 more words


Cross-country skiing in Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen: A review

I have the privilege to finish this year from our second home in Bozen. A day before we arrived, lots of snow fell again on the elevated areas (and even the valley looks like someone put a bit of powdered sugar on it. 1,239 more words

Hoists From Afar

Parlament: Danke, aber ich werde nicht erneut kandidieren

Die Möglichkeit einer Wiederkandidatur im Parlament ehrt mich. Es bedeutet, dass Personen, die ich schätze, finden, dass ich meine Aufgabe in dieser Legislaturperiode gut gemeistert habe. 748 more words


ÖVP/FPÖ: Does Austria's new government attack Italy's territorial integrity?

I’m certain that this post will not find much support from Austrians. After all, this is a German talking about Austrian politics, and they usually… 2,135 more words

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