Category Archives: Travelogue 2014

Day 16: Berlin to Leipzig

Today is a travel day. I’m now sitting in my bunk collecting my thoughts after a relatively quick train ride from Berlin. Actually, the train ride was too short for my liking. I had expected a 3-hour ride, but to … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue, Travelogue 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 15: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Note: Please be forewarned: the details I include in this entry are at times graphic and extremely disturbing. Also, and of lesser importance: I struggled with shrinking today’s entry to the usual 500 words. Considering the topic is so intense, … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Travelogue, Travelogue 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Day 14: Lost in West Berlin

Today I’m traveling to West Berlin to find a friend who lives somewhere southwest of the center of Berlin. If I can manage the timing, I’d also like to visit the memorial at the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. The line to … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue, Travelogue 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 13: Writing Day, Admiring the City of Berlin

Today I spent most of my day writing in the café called Milch Halle (“milk hall,” really). I love these days. I am continuously getting the feeling while I’m sitting and writing, not worrying about anything but the next sentence … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue, Travelogue 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 12: World Cup Match on the Fanmeile – USA vs. GER

The music in the café cattycorner from my apartment is American (“Gangster’s Paradise,” when I walk in, and a track from Chronic 2001 after that). I see my first American-built vehicle for the trip (a Ford that doesn’t look like … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue, Travelogue 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment