https://vimeo.com/486721408 I remember, while growing up, my grandma was around almost all the time, taking care of everything, especially after my granddad had passed away too early. She prepared lunch for my dad and my uncle 5 times a week, every week for over 30 years. When we ran up the stairs and passed her … Continue reading San Francisco. A belated dream.
When the canyon lands in Utah showed up in front of me for the first time I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Knowing these pictures from movies is one thing. But being part of it. It felt so unreal driving in a world like no other and I had a hard time to keep on … Continue reading 1.554 miles Roadtrip Los Angeles to Omaha [US trip part 3: 07.-09. September 2018]
Wait, haven't I been here before? Yes, it's undeniable. I like to see places again. It seems if I like a place I have to return at least once more and not too long after to preserve the image and feeling. So San Francisco and LA were again on the list for a short Hello … Continue reading Goodbye to the West Coast [US trip part2: 28.08.-06.09.2018]
I will never forget the first moment I stepped into New York. I had a couple of ideas what I wanted to do first when I would arrive in Manhattan. And I recalled these plans while I was on the train from my Airbnb in New Jersey where I had arrived after the long flight … Continue reading New York, New York – or: “I can still be overwhelmed by a city?” [US trip part 1: 24.08.-28.08.2018]
Toronto, my last stop before flying back to Germany, unfold itself in three parts. Arrival alone A weekend together Thoughts and goodbye Maybe it's soon time to think what to do with this blog once I'm back in Germany. But somehow a voice in my head tells me that there will be future adventures not … Continue reading Toronto – Goodbye Canada, I’m going home? [Across Canada – part 15: 15.-23.05.2018]
Brockville, Ontario, isn't exactly a town you have on your must list (yet) when traveling across Canada. The scenic route which takes you along the St. Lawrence River and the Thousand Islands from Kingston to Brockville is one way to end up here where you can enjoy the busy little town and its cultural activities … Continue reading Brockville – between 1000 islands and the big city [Across Canada – part 14: 08.-15.05.2018]
It feels like a goodbye to Canada leaving Halifax and Nova Scotia on the train. I keep looking out of the window, a couple of musicians play again in the bistro car as I see forests, lakes and roads passing by. You know this feeling when you listen to music and look outside of a … Continue reading Ottawa – A night in jail [Across Canada – part 13: 07.-09.05.2018]
Folding and stretching myself out of the overnight train from Québec to Halifax with the grand name "The Ocean" - Vancouver to Toronto it's called "The Canadian" - I suddenly had reached the other side of Canada and was looking at the Atlantic Ocean. The train ride was unspectacular concerning the landscape but interesting with … Continue reading Nova Scotia – Canada‘s Ocean Playground [Across Canada – part 12: 28.04.-06.05.2018]