It was very cold the day that we went to visit Schindler's factory, so cold that the pen my professor was meant to use to sign my report card was frozen, after trying a few pens, we finally found someone who had ink that didn't freeze at the temperatures we were going through. It was the last class that I would attend in Poland during my Erasmus exchange...
K is for Kraków After a quite adventurous and long, longer than planned train ride, (which in itself is already a story), I finally arrived in Kraków. A friend of my great aunt picked me up at the main station, checked me in to the student housing where I was meant to live for the … Continue reading K is for Kraków #AtoZChallenge
I would like to wish you a very nice Christmas! That you will make a lot of happy memories during these 12 festive days to come, that you will share good times with your loved ones. Let your heart and mind come to peace, feel the magic, and listen to the silence, just like the … Continue reading Merry Christmas! Fröhliche Weihnachten! Joyeux Noël!
Nikolaus I Still Believe! Saint Nicolaus Day has always been one of my favourite, favourite holidays! This means that I have books worth of memories that come with it, maybe not books, but I could do a several posts on the subject... Wow! What happened here? Outside of our apartment my tiny boots were overflowing … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 6: Nikolaus I Still Believe!
A little more than 6 years ago I arrived in Krakow, Poland. Ok, it was the 12th of September if I recall correctly. One of my first walks through this beautiful town inspired me to take many, many pictures. There were hidden gems lurking in every corner, everywhere, where I looked there was something to … Continue reading Girl with Lollipop
I saw those two ladies and knew that I should capture the sight.
I understood nothing, that was said or sung. I was not part of it. I knew that I was an outsider here. But here people weren't here to judge others. I did not really fit in, but it felt ok to be there. It was still dark outside when we left home. When we arrived the … Continue reading W is for Wawel Castel – A to Z Challenge April 2015 | Wawel Schloss | Château du Wawel
My first year living in the U.S. we read a book in school entitled "Homesick". I just remember that it was about a girl who spend a lot of her childhood in China, she was always longing to go home to her country of origin, we thought that she was homesick for her country of origin, but … Continue reading H is for Home – A to Z Challenge April 2015