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    • Jasper
    • 06.12.09 | 04:02 (IST)

    ... a dude in lederhosen and a feather in his alpine hat, leading his blond braided milkmaid woman across the hills, pushing a wheelbarrow filled with chocolate and cuckoo clocks. I go to Saudi Arabia when I want to see some husky, robed executioner loping off the head of some poor girl in the public square accused of letting her ankle be seen. What is the point of travel when every destination brings you the same sights? Maybe Switzerland finally noticed there are now more mosques in Holland than windmills.

    from the article: What do mosque minarets and kosher slaughter have in common?
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 09:32 06.12.09
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