The Winds of Wanderlust: Hiking and Tourist Trails in the Soviet Union.Hardcover book published by Progress Publishers 1978.All text is in English.
This is a typical sight along the roads of Tiumen, which has been experiencing an “oil boon” since the early 1960’s. It was only recently that school-texts taught us that the resources of Siberia include “everything except oil”.
Visitors from abroad often remark that “all of Siberia has the appearance of a single vast construction site”. And indeed high-voltage electric lines have become one of its most typical sights.
Any major construction site in Central Asia, whether it is a new hydraulic station, a large industrial enterprise, or a canal stretching over a hundred kilometers through the desert, attracts a large number of young workers, for they provide excellent possibilities for expressing their talents and professional skills.
Trips and Meals: Reminiscences of touring the German Democratic Republic and enjoying the culinary specialities of its interhotels by Hans Prang and Kurt Drummer. Hardcover book published by VEB Fachbushverlag Leipzig 1971.
Interhotel Stadt Halle
Saddle of grice, salt-workers’ fashion
Fattened chicken, mushroom-cultivator’s style
Stuffed fillet steaks with deep-fried onions and potato crescents
The wheel of Erfurt
Pork rolls in the fashion of the Weimar Elephantenkeller with onion salad