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There is always a first time for everything that happens to us. There is something special about the first experience. The case was not different with my first day in Germany. I had never travelled to a foreign country before. When I landed in Germany the feeling was mixed. I was missing home, I was worried, but at the same time the thought of meeting new people and learning new things brought some relief.
It was a cold morning on October 1, when I arrived at Frankfurt international airport. I felt dead tired. I completed the formalities at the airport, collected my luggage and started looking for the way to the train station. I had to catch a train to Cologne and then to Bonn. I was worried, but didn’t want to give this impression to the people around.
Date08.10.2012 | 14:15
My day begins when most people have finished theirs. I enter the misty old pub which reeks of stale cigarettes and unwashed cutlery. Before people come to amuse themselves and have a good time and one hears the cheerful clinking of glasses, the place has to be scrubbed clean. So, I roll up my sleeves and pick up the broom.
Date07.08.2012 | 9:42
Football fan Julia Probst has the German football coach Joachim Loew in a tizzy. 30-year-old Probst has a hearing impairment and has taken to lip-reading Loew’s outbursts on the football field and tweeting them to fans on Twitter.
Date23.06.2012 | 14:50
Leaving my homeland always makes me homesick. And when you are 6772 kilometers away, travelling for eight hours in an aircraft, in a country that doesn’t speak your language. Phew…you see trouble welcoming you.
When I boarded the flight from India to Germany (Bonn, to be precise) in September 2010 a gamut of mixed emotions overcame me. I felt like I was entering alien territory. The silver lining amid the mental chaos was “hey, they too are humans…at least sign language is the same everywhere“. That consoled me a little.
Date04.05.2012 | 12:52