“The more I read about it, the clearer it became to me that this has got to be one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. My curiosity forced me to take a trip to Ijen, to document their work with my camera. This experience changed my life.”
“Today, the Hong Kong building’s inhabitants and visitors vary from budget travelers to tourists; businessmen to traders; sex workers to drug dealers; asylum seekers to economic migrants; charity workers to ordinary punters.”
“Five Catholic Poles all ride to Switzerland for a Jesus meet. One Berliner going where I was coming from. He does this all the time, says that’s all it is: just a matter of time.”
“A friend… was going to fly back to his adoptive home in China via Almaty in Kazakhstan. This, of course, left me with no choice but to procure my very own Aeroflot tickets and to join him on his discovery of this mystical land seldom travelled to.”
Luxembourg, 1979 – from the pen and perspective of an Australasian poet, in English & auf Deutsch.
Renaissance and Baroque surprises lie just a train ride (or a few) away.