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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…