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Monika Lengauer observes

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added on 11/06/2010 by: Monika L
Observations of daily life in different countries by a foreigner; with a lot of curiosity and amazement, realizing the differences and similarities of cultures.
 tags: Travels, Nature, Culture , Africa, Asia
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A very slow good-bye to Nepal: Good-bye, Dan!We have three guards, 24/7, to watch our house and garden. Their names are Surya, Surya and Dan. They are employed by a security company which we cooperate with. Dan is the newest member of our team. He left  Posted on 10/01/2012
A very slow good-bye to Nepal: Good-bye, Dan!We have three guards, 24/7, to watch our house and garden. Their names are Surya, Surya and Dan. They are employed by a security company which we cooperate with. Dan is the newest member of our...
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Menstruation? Isolation!  Posted on 08/09/2011
Nepal has made great strides in reducing traditional isolation experienced by young women during menstruation. Nepal's highest court outlawed the practice of chhaupadi in 2005, but older generations in the country's western...
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Tod der Retter  Posted on 11/10/2010
Im Himalaya, 8. Nov 2010: Zwei japanische Bergsteiger sind im Himalaya so krank geworden, daß ein Hubschrauberteam zur Rettung angefordert werden mußte. Der Helikopter mit seinem Piloten und Techniker an Bord verunglückte...
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Augusto passed away - Augusto ist tot  Posted on 11/24/2009
Augusto passed away, between the maracuja and the papaya season. Augusto was our gardener. He was one of those professionals who love their work, and his commitment would show in his smiles. Each morning, he would knock at our kitchen door...
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Von Kakerlaken - Cockroach Control  Posted on 11/24/2009
So oder ähnlich muß es sich anfühlen, wenn Alkoholiker weiße Mäuse oder Elefanten sehen, sie sehen sie überall, obwohl sie nicht da sind. Oder doch? George und ich plaudern neulich nett, abends im...
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Monica Oguge's view on Bissau  Posted on 11/23/2009
Guinea-Bissau: Luxury re-defined By Monica OgugeBissau, October 2009. For a country that’s has gone through a number of failed and successful coups, Guinea-Bissau is quite a calm and safe country compared to most of Africa...
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News from Guinea-Bissau  Posted on 09/13/2009
Guinea-Bissau's new President sworn-inVladimir Monteiro shares his views of the Inauguration CeremonyThe new President Photo: V Monteiro Kids posing in front of the postershowing the President Photo: V Monteiro Head of Army arriving...
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Hangout in ... Quinhamel  Posted on 08/23/2009
Dieser link leitet Dich/Sie zur Übersetzungshilfe von Google: google.com/language_tools?hl=en How about some fresh oysters for lunch? 5 Dollar for two servings - this delicious deal is just 40 kms and 40 minutes drive from downtown...
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Its raining again  Posted on 08/22/2009
Rainy season: Its raining again (the rainy season started in July) ... fortunately, its not raining 24/7 - as some expats said when I first arrived, maybe just to distress me -, but its raining daily, mostly in the afternoon, around 5 pm,...
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Hangout in ... Uaque  Posted on 08/21/2009
Dieser link leitet Sie zur Übersetzungshilfe von Google google.com/language_tools?hl=en.A great hangout for a Sunday afternoon is Uaque with its fresh air and pool, good food, only 45 minutes by car from Bissau.Here you may swim,...
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