967 words by 4 writers in Moscow, Halle (Saale) & elsewhere

Stories filed under Hometowns

Hometowns, cemeteries, Hometown Tourism

The best way to start exploring the history of your hometown: Go to the oldest cemetery there is and start reading.

by Lars Kattge

Halle (saale) — Living town history does not only start with, but in this case also on this cemetery. Sometimes your own hometown is much more interesting than you usually think. The „Stadtgottesacker“ was originally...


A few days in my hometown

by Gueorgui Tcherednitchenko

Moscow — “So, what do you think of Moscow?”, asks my mom. I hadn’t been in town for two years, and though the pace of change isn’t as furious as in the dashing 90s, this city isn’t one to stand still. I pond...

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