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Reflections

It’s been six months since I returned from Berlin, and I don’t think a day has passed when I haven’t thought about, if not talked about, my time there. I’ve stayed in touch with most of the people from my … Continue reading

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Wrap-up

My last few weeks in Berlin were pretty nondescript – I spent most of my time working on my Sustainability project, studying for finals, and being with my new-found friends as often as possible. We spent lots of time in Friedrichshain … Continue reading

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1-3 July: Leipzig

After class on Friday Seth, Kelsey, Pily, and I left for Leipzig. The past week everyone had been asking us what there is to do there, and all we could say was “Seth has friends there, so hopefully they’ll know … Continue reading

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23 – 26 June: Krakau

Krakow was a whirlwind trip that packed a lot into four days. From the minute we stepped out of the airport, it was obvious we were in a very different place. Deteriorating but maintained remnants of Soviet occupation were everywhere, … Continue reading

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20 June

Apparently it has been a week since my last entry… Time is moving quickly and days are blurring together. I’m almost half-way through the program and I feel that I only just arrived and that I’ve been here for years, all … Continue reading

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14 June

Weekend update: Saturday – In a strange twist, we saw all the touristy sights of Berlin without walking across the entire city. I never thought a bus tour would be so refreshing and relaxing. We saw the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, … Continue reading

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8 June 2011

I had breakfast with my host parents this morning – warm bread with nutella, coffee, and grapefruit juice. We talked about what my parents do and I realized pretty quickly that it’s hard to explain “IT Security Administrator” and “Director … Continue reading

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