Europe Trip Journal – Entry 29: Prepare for Reentry
Today I got up a bit earlier than yesterday, meaning I had to actually pay for breakfast again ;). Unfortunately the coffee was already running out, so I only got a single cup which had to do it. Milk was also empty, so no cereals this time. Well, there was yogurt as a worthy replacement.
Europe Trip Journal – Entry 28: The Above and the Beneath
In retrospect I realize that during my trip I have made lots of photos of churches and cathedrals, even though I’m not a religious person. I believe that many problems of society are directly or indirectly caused by religious fanaticism, ideology and authoritarianism, hence I’m not a big fan. My philosophy is that if you…
Europe Trip Journal – Entry 27: Oh Champs-Élysées
Yesterday I had some breakfast in my hostel and after that I took the metro to the Châtelet station which is close to the Seine. When I was in Paris near the start of my trip (which is almost 4 weeks ago at this point) I had walked down the riverside path of the Seine…
Europe Trip Journal – Entry 2: Away-From-Home-Office
Today I followed the advice of some friends and checked out places they recommended. First I went to visit the Notre Dame, which is unfortunately currently closed for visitors to enter. So instead everyone had to gaze at it from behind a construction fence.
Europe Trip Journal – Entry 1: Vertigo
When I arrived at Gare du Nord, Paris welcomed me perhaps a bit rejective. I had the feeling the city knew that I was the stranger. The people rushed by, not caring about me and the only people that approached me were beggars asking for money. So I was a bit lost, wandering through the…