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What is what? While guanacos are the wild and somewhat smaller relatives of the llamas, the vicugnas are the little brothers and sisters of the alpacas. And finally, all are biologically related to the camels. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpaca However, the alpacas (which, unlike llamas, do not spit) that I am about to…

There is no modern technology in bell prodction, and almost everything is still traditional handicraft. Generally, bells have been manufactured for about 5000 years. The method in use until today dates back to the 16th century. Most of you will know the poem “song of a bell” from the famous…

They appear as fragile as ice flakes and you can reflect yourself in them – objects made of glass. Blowing balls is a top priority, especially during the Christmas season. Small glass blowers offer – even now – individual appointments to learn more about this handicraft and to mouth-blow your…

This credo of the young fashion designer Aivin Bleich sounds somehow philosophical  and it leaves room for various interpretations. Living in the 21st century, don’t we have to ensure durability and doesn’t an increasing globalization require increased individuality and the creation of free spaces in return? Opening up an own…

It was only three weeks ago and certainly a lucky coincidence that I got to know AIVIN BLEICH and her fashion label “BLUSHstories”. This time and in a second story part, we’ll give her the opportunity to present herself while talking from the „sewing-box“/ about details from an insiders point…

Probably the word “tango” comes from the Japanese and the dance was invented by Japanese immigrants to Cuba. Anyway, it is certain is that the Argentine tango has taken over elements of Habanera, Milonga and Tango andaluz. https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tango_Argentino What has happened in Buenos Aires at the beginning of the last century has never…

This year it looks pretty good for mushroom lovers, especially since enough rain has fallen in the last few days. Mushrooms love moisture; a little more warmth, however,  would be optimal, i.e. temperatures around 12-14 degrees centigrade.Once I had such perfect conditions on a trip to the Piedmont/ Italy, where…