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Close Encounters of the Duck Kind

Everyone knows that huskies would go to any length to protect an Eider Duck, even putting their lives and limbs at risk if required (See:¬†https://jagahdilmein.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/how-the-eider-ducks-found-a-new-life/). However, the reverse too is equally true, which we discovered in Svalbard to our great … Continue reading

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The Road to North Pole

Once upon a time, in the northernmost town in the world We arrived upon a lonely road, eerily twisted, curved and curled It was a sight that touched the very core of our soul What if, we thought, this road … Continue reading

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The Fallen Samurai

The sudden sighting of a Japanese hut in the middle of Hamburg city Led, within us, to a great amount of wonder, and not a little curiosity Is it the retirement home of the last Samurai, I wondered aloud Living … Continue reading

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The Welcome Committee

Note: Originally posted on Facebook on June 24 They were waiting for us in Hamburg. They knew when we were returning to the city after our cruise, and where we would end up coming. The Alster Lake, with its huge … Continue reading

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The Magic of Nature

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 22 As the sun set for the first time in many days, to be precise, at 11:41 We finally bid adieu to the Land of the Midnight Sun Leaving this scenic and serene … Continue reading

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How the Eider Ducks Found a New Life

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 17 Not all legends are old. Some are recent too, for heroism and love might not be in fashion today, but they are far from dead. This is such a legend, from the … Continue reading

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The Tempesta

Note: Originally posted on Facebook on June 10 It was a bright and sunny day like no other When I saw the little boy at the lake, with his mother Together, they were feeding bread to ducks and geese Who … Continue reading

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