technology and zen of life

“A heisenbug (named after the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle) is a computer bug that disappears or alters its characteristics when an attempt is made to study it.”

Minsk, the Stalinist pearl

On the edge of Europe (but still in Europe’s heartland somehow), lies the country we all know as Belarus. Widely regarded as Europe’s last dictatorship, it is ruled by president Lukashenko, who has been in office since 1994. Unlike its neighbouring countries Lithuania and Ukraine, Belarus has been looking east rather than west after the Berlin Wall fell. It still holds good relations with Russia and even has a border treaty with them (meaning that there are no customs controls on the Belarus/Russia border).

Read the rest of this entry »

Vilnius, Lithuania – General info and tips!

Cramped in between Latvia, Belarus, Poland and the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast, lies the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika). Once part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, it is now reduced to a country of about the size of the Czech Republic.

lithuania 300x300 Vilnius, Lithuania – General info and tips!

It is in this country, that the most recent of my travels started. A plane from Estonian Airlines flew me from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Vilnius Airport. Vilnius is the capital of this interesting country and I’ll now tell you more about it. Read the rest of this entry »

Email Subscription

Disclaimer

The views expressed on this blog are personal. We do not claim to be a representative voice of the views of any organisation whatsoever. We are not responsible for the content present on the blogs to which we have linked.Views expressed are solely that of the author and does not reflect a collective opinion of contributors.