Blog Archive: October 2019

Hi! My name is Reinis Fischer (38), a proud dad and devoted husband. CEO and Founder of Terramatris crypto hedge fund, drone enthusiast, world traveler, photographer, book author and passionate lover of Georgian cuisine (vegetarian).

An ex-pat living in Georgia since 2011, I trade stocks, take photographs, work out at the gym, and many more. Here I write about travel, finance, and other things that might interest me.

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Baku Old City

Old City or Inner City is the historic core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls which were easily defended. The Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We visited Baku in early August 2019 to discover Baku Old city and many other goodies of…

Tourism objects |

Picnic Area - Vashlovani National Park 32 km

This picnic area is located on the crossroads before Chalaubani  - the Tsnori - Dedoplitskaro-Kvemi Kedi​ road. We made here a stop after our car malfunctioned while offroad driving trying to reach Patara Tba near Dedoplis Tskaro and it happened so, that at this crossroad car just stopped - now we let it cool for a couple of hours and tried to enjoy our time here (wish we had some barbecue with us back then) As we have been in constant…

Tourism objects |

Maiden Tower in Baku

The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to the 15th century, it forms a group of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property, Category III. It is one of Azerbaijan's most distinctive national emblems, and is thus featured on Azeri currency notes and official letterheads. We visited Baku in…

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Top 20 Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB Graphics card

RTX 2070 graphics card is from the GeForce 20 series, a  family of graphics processing units developed by Nvidia. Serving as the successor to the GeForce 10 series, the 20 series marked the introduction of Nvidia's Turing microarchitecture, and the first generation of RTX cards, the first in the industry to implement realtime hardware ray tracing in a consumer product. On July 2, 2019, the GeForce RTX Super line of cards was announced, which…

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Patara Tba near Dedoplis Tskaro

Patara Tba or Little lake is located near the town of Dedoplis Tskaro in the region on Kakheti, Georgia. We tried to visit this lake at the end of June 2019 but as the road heading here turned into an offroad turned our car back - as a rule of thumb in Georgia - once you are of from the main highway - the road turns into offroad.  Off road driving in Georgia Patara Tba from distance

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Yanar Dag / Burning Mountain in Azerbaijan

Yanar Dag literally meaning "burning mountain" is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Flames could jet into the air 3 meters (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer. I had a chance to visit Yanar Dag for the first in August 2019, during a weekend trip to Baku. To get here we ordered a taxi from Bolt and paid about AZN 20 for a…

Tourism objects |

Monadire Dedoplis Tskaro Restaurant

Monadire is a small roadside restaurant located in the town of Dedoplis Tskaro, we made a stop here at the end of June during our explorations in the area. The places look bit abandoned or not well maintained, but despite first looks - the place is quite good. They may not have all ingredients on-site, but they will figure it out to go to the nearby hop to buy missing ingredients. As we learned-  Monadire means hunter. The places serve typical…

Restaurant reviews |

Six Year Blog Anniversary

Today, on October 10th, 2019, website is celebrating its 6th birthday. Each blog anniversary is a huge milestone for me and the 6th birthday is no exception. What has started as a simple experiment has turned out to be a successful online business venture! It was just yet another Autumn evening when back on October 10, 2013, I registered domain name, and the journey could started. I started this blog as…

Blogging |

September 2019 Dividend Income Report - $260.36

Welcome to the twenty-ninth (#29) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending in September 2019. Last September we spent in Georgia, traveling around the country a bit, in September the grape harvest time (Rtveli) is celebrated in Georgia. So we headed off for a weekend to the region of Kakheti and actually for the first time I was eating grapes from the field.  Luxury stay at…

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Nukriani Lavender fields in Georgia

Nukriani lavender fields are located near Nukriani village in the region of Kakehti, Georgia. Best way to get here when driving from Tbilisi is to take a shortcut before Chalaubani and drive the road Tsnori - Dedoplitskaro-Kvemi Kedi​. We took a trip here at the end of June 2019, and almost missed this point, luckily I noticed a tiny signboard on the roadside informing that lavender fields are somewhere here: Signboard Nukriani Lavender …

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Baku by night

I had a chance to explore a little bit from Baku by night after we returned to our hotel room in Flames Tower from a lovely Azerbaijani cuisine restaurant Dolma in early August 2019. Night photography is one of my favorite topics, and so I raised the ISO level a bit and made some candid street photography in Baku.  From our short walking distance I was surprised there are many International World brands featured in Baku, like Hard rock cafe or…


Income Plan From Dividends and Option Trading Q4 2019 ($1,000/mo)

I have a plan to make at least $1,000 per month for the next 3 months of the year in dividend income + selling options. Here is the long story short - I've been investing in dividend stocks since early January 2017, fast forward to the first quarter of 2019 and I've started writing puts and calls on dividend stock I own or would mind having in our stock portfolio. Option writing has given a real boost to the monthly income There has been a…

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