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Berlin Dispatch: Fishing Under the S-Bahn

Balkçi Ergun. Photo by autofiktion.com

Dirk Waldeck is a man of a dying breed practicing a dying art in a city that's in the process of selling its soul. In the meantime, he likes to eat fish at Balkçi Ergun, a seafood restaurant in Moabit that feels closer to Istanbul than Berlin.

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Afterthought: El Español

A corner cantina that’s been a magnet for taxi drivers for years, El Español is one of the few places in Buenos Aires where you can still find a cafe con leche and 3 medialunas (croissants) for less than six pesos (U$2). Thanks to its abundant, cheap food, several cabbies ...

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To the Plaza Mayor via Montevideo

“They were going to kill me, so I had to leave,” Fernando said matter-of-factly. “It was during the dictatorship in Uruguay. I decided if they hit me, I was going to hit back, so I got involved in the student movement,” the taxista continued, “I was studying engineering. But I ...

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