Category Archives: Extracted memories

Extracted Memory #3: Flight with Peter Pan

It was almost twilight when Dad and I caught a glimpse of the village in the distance. Having travelled over 2,000 miles – first by train, then by bus and then on foot – we were finally approaching our destination. I was to meet my Dad’s side of the family for the first time. Suddenly everything …

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An opera singer on the “B” train

This story happened to me as I was traveling on the “B” train from Broadway-Lafayette to Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY. It was a Wednesday and about 7 pm, so, considering the hectic life in New York City, most of the passengers on the train were rather tired. I gotta say it’s a long ride from …

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World’s most wanted peninsula: glimpses of the Taurican summer

It’s August and it’s hot. Our taxi is making its way through narrow mountain roads, and all I see is blue patches of sky, emerald grape-fields and glittering, silvery sea strips flying by. It seems like a perfect place on Earth – Paradise. The Taurican summer is closing in on us, wrapping us in its …

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The Scent of Lilies

The evening is cold, a bit too cold for this time of year. I’m walking down the deserted street – I don’t think I’ve ever been to this part of the City before. It seems a little strange that I only see a few people on the block – I’ve just travelled from the really …

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