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EuropeIntrepid Times Interviews
September 24, 2020

Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide – Interview with Darmon Richter

Writer and photographer Darmon Richter has been a friend of Intrepid Times since we first interviewed him back in 2016. With the release of his stunning new book, Chernobyl: A…
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Europe
August 17, 2020

The People Before Us

While walking through Auschwitz and Birkenau, a traveler reflects on the strangeness of visiting a place so many once wanted to leave. I wanted to do it. Everyone that comes…
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Europe
August 10, 2020

On the Road to Panic

As her bus tackles tight roads on a mountain in Spain, a traveler tries to hold back memories of a past trauma that threaten to send her into a tailspin…
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Europe
July 26, 2020

The Other Europe

A traveler to Bosnia and Herzegovina observes a death-defying dive from a bridge that has seen more than its fair share of history. On the riverside below the bridge, a…
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Europe
July 5, 2020

Autumn at Brno Lake

An expat living in Brno spends an autumn day exploring a nearby lake with her parents and finds joy in the moments she's been missing. We sat on the tram,…
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Europe
June 10, 2020

The Hermitage

A traveler to Lake Maggiore crosses the water and discovers the simple lives of Benedictine monks and the subtle beauty of their dwelling. Many centuries ago, a violent storm and…
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AsiaChance EncountersEurope
May 18, 2020

The Last Days of Communism

In the final story selected as one of three finalists for the 2020 Chance Encounters travel writing competition, a traveler making her way through St. Petersburg and Siberia witnesses the…
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Chance EncountersEurope
May 4, 2020

Knights on the Mountain

In the first of three stories selected as finalists for the 2020 Chance Encounters travel writing competition, a pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago meets the knight sworn to protect…
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Europe
March 30, 2020

Catfish and Cormorants

On a trip down the Danube Delta, a writer absorbs the wetland's beauty and history while learning about its role in the economy of Romania. The narrow channel opened out…
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Europe
February 24, 2020

The Proposal

A chance meeting with a Syrian asylum-seeker on a bus in Wales opens up a new way of looking at life and love, and reveals the contrast between two different…
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