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Archive for October, 2011

10 years ago: Mia vojaĝo al Germanio Posted by on Oct 31, 2011

I step off the airplane in Düsseldorf and find myself immersed in German airport signs directing me to passport control and baggage claim, when the memories of planning this trip return to me. I had been wanting to go to the Internationale Spieltage Spiel (Toy and Game Fair) for several years now, the largest board…

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Pirates in Berlin parliament? Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

Have you heard about the recent revolution in Germany? No? A little while ago, 15 candidates of the Pirate Party were voted into the local Berlin parliament with 9% of the city’s votes! The amusing part was that this was quite a surprise to the party itself. You see, Germany has a multi-party system where…

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The exotic meeting Posted by on Oct 12, 2011

A little while ago, Judith Meyer organized an event in Berlin somewhat similar to my meeting: Urba Semajnfino (City Weekend). Find out what’s different in her meeting from mine in her own words. I love diversity. I love trying new food, new drinks, new activities that are popular in another part of the world… it’s…

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Esperanto sex trafficking? Posted by on Oct 6, 2011

Today I’m talking with Yan Vizinberg who recently decided to add Esperanto subtitles to his film. Before we get to that though, I’d like to learn more about the movie. What is the main topic of the movie? “Cargo” tells the story of a young Russian woman who is smuggled into America by human traffickers…

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Esperanto in Harrisburg, PA (Nov 19-20, 2011) Posted by on Oct 5, 2011

In 2009, when I last visited the USA, I wanted to meet a new Esperanto speaker in Williamsport, PA and invited him to join Judith and me for lunch in Harrisburg at an Indian restaurant called Passage to India. On a lark, I informed a friend in New Jersey about it and he decided to…

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