Camera Story

Camera Story

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           I was fascinated by cameras from quite a young age. Back then, when I was still in China, owning a camera was very special. You had to be the trend setter and had a bit of money to have a camera. I always remembered my dad had an Olympus camera, which he bought from Japan. It was a point-and-shoot film camera, but it was already quite advanced at the time, that we could adjust the time and date, and the films could be rolled up automatically once finished. We called the camera ‘傻瓜相机’, which has the literal translation ‘fool’s camera’. Well, it was supposed to mean the camera was so high tech, it was fool-proof.           Those film cameras provided such…
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Backpacking through Europe Part 10: Salzburg

Backpacking through Europe Part 10: Salzburg

Backpacking through Europe, Travel
We left Germany, all merry and jolly and belly full of sausages. Now on our trail to Vienna, but before this major stop, let's stop over at Salzburg for lunch. Salzburg is the birth place of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous composer of the 18th century. When we arrived Salzburg, I thought, no wonder this place produced Mozart. It is so beautiful and romantic.    [nk_awb awb_type="image" awb_stretch="true" awb_image="2602" awb_image_size="full" awb_image_background_size="cover" awb_image_background_position="50% 50%" awb_parallax_speed="0.5" awb_parallax_mobile="true" awb_mouse_parallax="true" awb_mouse_parallax_size="30" awb_mouse_parallax_speed="10000" awb_styles=" padding-top: 100px; padding-bottom: 100px;"] [/nk_awb] During our Europe trip, it was mainly a tour of architecture, here we took a slightly different turn and got to enjoy the natural scenery. The Salzach river runs through the city, with an iron bridge straddling across. On the bridge, many people have left their…
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