Category: Travels

Hemingway under murder suspicion

40 years after the death of the world-famous writer, the body of a fbi agent is found on his estate. Has the impulsive writer and passionate coarse deildejager here his hands in the game?

Mario conde is back. Eight years after his voluntary farewell to the cuban police, he entangled the love of literature in a criminal case, as the time melancholy, sometimes rebellious cop to regular service times has not experienced. At the finca vigia near havana, where ernest hemingway spent the contemplative part of his otherwise eventful life, a body is excavated. The forty-year stay in the stately garden has hurt their condition considerably, yet there is no doubt that the early fbi agent with two balls has been forcibly requested from life to death and the two of which come from a pistol, which once part of hemingways opulent weapon collection was.

A spicy case for the local regulators who quickly remember that their ex-colleague mario conde deserves his transparent arrival now as a writer and antiquarian and has always had a special interest in the idiosyncratic guest worker. However, condes ratio to hemingway is cleaved, because its worship of the famous literacy is becoming poorly with the declared aversion to the "coarse and failing, obscene and drunk, self-evident and coarse-pissed americans". Nevertheless, he absolutely wants to prevent hemingway posthum from being held responsible for a murder that he could not commit.

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“Transform spain into a holle”

During the managing government in spain claims that the wireholders of the massacre of 11. Marz to have in madrid, threatens al-qaeda with new work. The spanish population is unsettled

Al qaeda has turned to the right-wing radical spanish newspaper abc and threatens to "spain in a holle" transform. New connecting will give it if the country is not "reat immediately from iraq and afghanistan". The fax of abc was written in arabic and is considered genuine. It was signed by abu dujan al afgani on behalf of al-qaida on a video to the massacre in madrid on 11. Marz has known. The ceasefire, the ansar al-qaeda after the election victory of the socialists on the 15th. Marz had been pronounced, the organization is back and gives the government time to the 14th. To deduct the troops from iraq.

At the weekend, iraq came to violent mass demonstrations of appendages of the shiite manner muktada al-sadr in baghdad, kufa and nadschaft. Sadr’s militia had a barrack of occupation forces in nadschaf. Spanish soldiers tied over 20 iraqis and injured a few hundred. That brought the spaniards into sight and the atmosphere further fueled. Us troops have now put the city closed under the state of exception. An arrest warrant was ied against sadr.

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Klartext: advice for the travel enduro

Klartext: advice for the travel enduro

To the reporting of the ktm 690 enduro an interesting inquiry reached me: "to whom you would advise to a ktm 790 adventure?" what i can read from this inquiry: the man is interested in a driving report of this motorcycle. We want to accomplish something like this in the course of the year, because he will certainly not remain the only interested party. Ktm’s announcement of the smaller adventure was met with much acclaim in the motorcycle scene, because the suv idea has the motorcycle world almost as firmly in its grip as the car world. But to whom was i advised to buy a 790 adventure? Objectively speaking: no one.

Everything the 790 adventure can do on asphalt, the 790 duke can do better, cheaper and more gently (or depending on your taste: less hatefully). And everything that the 790 adventure can do on the gravel roads that travel enduro riders, the 790 duke can hardly objectively worse. Fruher™ there were many more unasphalted passages in the alps. Believe no one that because of all with tkc 80 up there or whatever one had earlier as klotzchenreifen so.

Subjectively, most riders probably ride better and safer on gravel with the duke because it’s lower and lighter and thus gives a safer feeling. Ktm claims the 790 duke is 20 kg lighter than the 790 adventure in its weird "dry weight" without batteries. It could well be up to 30 kg fully fueled. So i will recommend but no one the worse motorcycle. Only: as always, the answer is not that simple. Objectivity helps us with suvs.

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Audi a1 1.4 tfsi s tronic in the driving report

Audi a1 1.4 tfsi s tronic in the driving report

Hair, 20. June 2011 – audi remains true to itself in one respect: the a1 1.4 tfsi with its 185 hp looks just as unspectacular as its weaker brother. This is not entirely surprising, because the not exactly cheap a1 was designed from the start as a premium model that is not aimed exclusively at young people – which grosses the target group, at least in theory. The strongest a1 remains subtle, but thanks to its low weight it is guaranteed not to be a slow bore.

The strongest for the time being

Why is the top a1 hiding like a wolf in sheep’s clothing? Because he is currently, but only flowers the top model of the smallest audi series. In the past therefore, because in 2012 or spat 2013 the s1 should follow with around 220 hp and quattro drive. As long as you have to be with the 185 hp (136 kw) strong a1 1.4 tfsi s tronic "beg". He shares the drive with its sporty siblings vw polo gti, seat ibiza cupra and skoda fabia rs.

More power than polo gti and co.

Under the hood of all four models, a 1.4-liter four-cylinder works with benzine mere injection and double charging. While polo, ibiza and fabia are traveling with 180 hp, the audi will be used again funf horse rack more. And the worries for a powerful steam. That the force is transferred alone to the front wheels, the 1265 kilogram of heavy car does not have any problems. Out of the stand, the small ingolstadter starts sparkling and powerful. In the lower speed range, a compressor ensures that turbo lag is avoided. From around 3500 tours, a roughly dimensioned turbocharger takes over the work. The car sprints from zero to 100 km / h in a draft of 6.9 seconds. Even on the autobahn, the a1 doesn’t give up and always provides sufficient power reserves. The speedster with the four rings can travel up to 227 km / h.

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Short history of my world sales

Short history of my world sales

Photo: adrian pingstone. License: public domain

Everyone knows the coarse names of global reliefs, ferdinand magellan, james cook, or even phileas fogg – unknown: tom appleton, who, in contrast to the aforementioned, the globe has always circled much more often

It already started in childhood with combined railway, flight, and ship travel, between berlin and tehran, but then it came to the first rough world tour, from munchen to new zealand. Whether i prefer to travel with the ship or by train there? Asked me the nice lady in the travel bus directly behind the university. I, as always, set up to any bloding, decided on the option for the option "by train". After a long brilliant, the helpful person explained me after new zealand you can only with the flyer gang. I took note of regret and so booked a flight.

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