Articles

  • Kazakh Steppe

    written by wil6ka on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations
    Kazakh Steppe

    The largest country of Central Asia is Kasakhstan. But that doesn't mean that it is densely populated. The opposite is the case. The former Soviet Republic is rich of oil-resources but otherwise the nature is very poor. The harsh and high temperatures make it a not very fruitful soil. But besides the steppe of wild grass the soviet leadership tried to implement monocultures such as wheat or cotton in a very big style. So eventually the people, who formerly lived as nomads and had huge herds of sheep and cattle, became a nation of peasants and filled the largest chamber of wheat in the union.

  • Council of Europe

    written by wil6ka on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations
    Council of Europe

    Now this is an interesting place. The council of Europe is important, but nobody really knows what it is about. It invented the blue European flag with golden stars, but the European Union made it big. In the council are all European countries involved. Only Belarussia is out of the game. But more exciting than the political haze is the funky interior of the building made in the seventies.

  • World Cyber Games

    written by wil6ka on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations
    World Cyber Games

    Gaming is such an interesting and modern field. There will be much to come and the worldwide network is already astonishing. In most of the industrial Asian countries eSport is an official Sport with stadiums solely for witnessing competitive gaming and there are people who earn a fortune playing in a league and doing promotion for sponsors.

  • Wendenstrasse Fest

    written by wil6ka on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations
    Wendenstrasse Fest

    It's a legend. And the legend is where I live - the Wendenstrassen-Fest!