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The Dangerous Business of Going Out Your Door I am often tired of myself and I have a notion that by travel I can add to my personality and so change myself a little. I do not bring back from the journey quite the same self that I took. - W. Somerset Maugham

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Never Again: Dachau Concentration Camp

GERMANY | Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 | Views [444]

Something reminiscent of ashes brushed across my face and landed in my hair as I approached the entrance to Dachau Concentration Camp. They were floating around everywhere, creating a disorienting haze in the unseasonably brilliant early spring sun. ... Read more >

Tags: concentration camp, dachau, germany, khalil gibran, kz dachau, sabbatical, solo, travel


Final Days in Frankfurt and the Numbers from Germany

GERMANY | Sunday, 5 Jun 2016 | Views [377]

My last days in Germany found me in Frankfurt am Main, a city I had never visited despite having passed through so many times before, both by plane and train. I am not the only traveler who has been skipping it. Out of the millions of people who transit ... Read more >

Tags: asparagus, budget, craving, frankfurt, germany, main, sabbatical, solo, spargel, travel


Accepting a Truth in Munich

GERMANY | Saturday, 7 May 2016 | Views [392]

Munich’s lesson for me was this: I need people. I know it’s obvious, and everybody says it, and I have even said it. I have known it to be one of those universal truths, but I haven’t really always believed it, not deep down on a ... Read more >

Tags: germany, maugham, munich, people, sabbatical, solo, travel, truth


On My Own Again in Leipzig

GERMANY | Sunday, 1 May 2016 | Views [428] | Comments [1]

Leipzig was planned as a time for me to rest and reacquaint myself with Germany, but it had more in store for me than just that.   Reacquaintance My first ever solo flight was when I went to Germany for my exchange student year more than ... Read more >

Tags: completion, germany, leipzig, reacquaint, readjust, realize, rest, sabbatical, solo, travel



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