Blog Archive: January 2023

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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Sairme Pillars

The pillars of Sairme are a rock massif in the region of Racha - Lechkhumi, Georgia.  The region of Lechkhumi is rich with remarkable natural and historical monuments. Among them is one of the natural monuments, the rocky massif- Sairme Pillars. I first learned about this place back in 2022, during our weekned trip to the region of Racha. I hired the local driver to take me here. I didnt hike here, just was flying DJI mavic air 2 around.  The…

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Top 16 Best Selling Laptops February 2023

Protect and attack, or yesterday I was playing chess with my 4-year-old daughter and we tried some new moves and combinations when I come up with  - protect and attach plan, which actually should be rephrased more to defense/offense play. Anyhow, this morning I decided to check if such a strategy even exists - "protect and attack" - to find out, it is the core strategy for Lenovo company. At the heart of Lenovo’s growth in recent years has…

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Top 10 Solana Ecosystem Tokens 2023

In mid-December 2022 I minted 10,000 TerraM tokens on the Solana network, and so far it is listed on the Raydium network only. In this article, I decided to take a look on what are the top 10 largest tokens/coins on the Solana network to get a better understanding and possible ideas for future TerraM token development. Without further ado: # Name Price Market Cap 1 Tether USDT $1.00 $67,336,101,947 2 Solana SOL…

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Alpana Waterfall

Alpana waterfall is a small waterfall along the Alpana - Tsageri road in the Racha - Lechkhumi region of Georgia.  I was taken here by our driver we ordered back in Ambrolauri, just shortly after visiting Sairme pillars during our weekend trip to Racha back in October 2022 Seems there is a little pool where some could go for a nice refreshments in a hot Summer day Quite pictursque place. worth to spend some 5 minutes here.

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Buying Property in Tbilisi - EcoCity Samgori - January 2023 Update

My mom visited us in Tbilisi for about a 2-week stay. As it was already the end of January, and I have the plan to visit our construction site at least once a month, to document the progress, take some photos and enjoy a cup of coffee at the local Navthlugi market, I decided to take my mom with me and go for a short excursion to Samgori. Prior to that, after our second monthly payment to the Developer, I sent a message over WhatsApp asking what…

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Defunct Tkibuli - Tskhrajvari Cable Car

During our latest (and yet first) Racha trip we discovered this quite awesome, but defunct Soviet cable car station near Tskhrajvari. Turns out, it has been the second largest Second longest aerial tramway in Georgia and Soviet Union with 3644 meters, height difference: 850 meters. The cable car station near Tskhrajvari is located at the top of the cliff - nowadays quite a popular tourist destination in the area.  Despite being defunct - I see…

Tourism objects |

TLRY -> SPCE -> DB -> INTC -> AAPL Covered call writing

In this article, I will share my idea for growing back my stock portfolio by starting small. Long story short, after several years with a costly Dutch Lynx Broker (affiliated with Interactive Brokers), where I was paying high commissions for stock buys (sells) and options trades I finally closed it in mid-September 2022, closing all the positions and withdrawing funds. Because of some regulation, I was not allowed to open an Interactive…

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Birthday in Latgale

While editing the "Big Documentary Film 2022"  and while working with August 2022 video files - I made an additional, short film - a wonderful weekend, during which we traveled from Ječi to Andzeli - visiting Koknese, Varakļani, Rēzekne, Daugpili, Dagdu - a couple of lakes and more. Latgale is cool, go to Latgale! Enjoy the video and thumbs up!

Tourism objects |

Hedging Crypto Options with Futures. more dangerous than I thought

In mid-December 2022 we launched the TerraM token, which raises funds to trade Ethereum on the Deribit platform. As the main chief financier and developer behind the TerraM coin, I come up with an idea to hedge all open positions with futures (both short and long). In theory, this strategy is a 0-risk game, in practice, it is much more complicated - with the biggest drawback being - the price oscillation near the strike price. In the past…

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Save thousands on Architecture costs with SketchUp 3D Modeling for your Scandi house in Latvia

This Spring we are planning another awesome DIY project - to build a Scandinavian-style house in rural Latvia. A simple, one-storey building, with a total area slightly under 60m2. The local construction law in Latvia classifies buildings under 60m2 as Group 1 buildings, which requires fewer loosened rules, just a description of the construction plan, and a minimal building plan is required to be submitted at I'm planning to build…

Frame House |

Latest Stock Buy: Bought 2 AMZN shares at $96.12

On January 13, 2023, we bought an additional 2 shares of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock, paying $96.12 per share for our Partnership Fund. We are now holding 15 shares of AMZN in our Partnership Fund portfolio Using dollar-cost averaging our average cost per AMZN share is $105.94 85 shares to go once we will be able to start selling covered calls and generate extra income from AMZN stock. We are looking to get there by April / May 2023 using a…

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Top 20 Best Selling Gaming Laptops 2023

Gaming laptops with Intel Core or AMD Ryzen processors are among best selling in 2023. ASUS, Lenovo, Acer, HP, MSI and some leaser known brands are computing for the title - best gamimg laptop in 2023. Keep reading to learn more about 20 great gaming laptops A quick note: This article contains affiliate links to, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on the Amazon site, I might earn an affiliate income from that…

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Israel Movie 2022 / 2023

Israel movie is out - or we made a short week trip to the Holy Land, visiting Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bethlehem (Palestinian territories), getting tan at Herod's place in Eilat, and back to Tel Aviv.  High-speed rail, inner flights, fine cuisine, and many more. Filmed: Dec 28, 2022 - Jan 3, 2023 Israel, also known as the Holy Land, is a country that holds immense historical and religious significance for many people around the world. With its…

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Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

Mahane Yehuda Market often referred to as "The Shuk"  is a marketplace (originally open-air, but now partially covered) in Jerusalem. Popular with locals and tourists alike, the market's more than 250 vendors sell fresh fruits and vegetables; baked goods; fish, meat and cheeses; nuts, seeds, and spices; wines and liquors; clothing and shoes; and housewares, textiles, and Judaica. We first visited this market at the end of 2022, during our week…

Shopping Venues |

Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

The Church of the Nativity, or Basilica of the Nativity, is a basilica located in Bethlehem, the State of Palestine. The grotto it contains holds a prominent religious significance to Christians of various denominations as the birthplace of Jesus. I first visited this church back in 2009 and revisited it again at then end of 2022. To get here I caught a street taxi near the Western Wall in Jerusalem and the driver agreed to take us here and…

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