Travel Blogs from Basel
Another travel day. Tonight we sleep in Huningue, France as we wait for our flight back to Lisbon, Portugal before heading home. After an easy and stress-free train trip from Linthal to Basel, Switzerland, we find ourselves in the middle of an industrial village in France along the Rhine River, overlooking Germany. Not much happening here, so at 5:30pm, after a stroll through town, over the Rhine to Germany and back again, we are lounging in the ...
... made walking around in business formal attire rather annoying and uncomfortable; however, despite that, the city was quite beautiful. Before we visited the Parliament, we had some time to explore. I had the chance to go inside the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was absolutely amazing. I am really glad I got the opportunity to go in because I had the chance to light a candle for my Aunt Ang, who I got news had passed away the night before. ...
... Or just stare at me until I can mutter some words.
2. My weird, uncoordinated dance moves make me look like a Beyonce backup dancer compared to the German's dance moves.
3. Ordering beer is cheaper than ordering water. Definitely not the healthier option, but hey who's judging that.
4.There's no such thing as an "early" weekend night.
Today I explored the Black Forest a little and hiked up to Schlossberg overlooking Freiburg. It was way ...
... to get my mindset into the "study" portion of study abroad, my FOMO syndrome (Fear of Missing Out) has been at an all time high. When deciding whether to stay in my (still undecorated and uninviting) room and catch up on my class readings or go out with my new friends and experience more of Freiburg, my FOMO kicks in and I just can't say no. Plus I would much rather be taking in the sites of Freiburg than my plain white dorm walls. In ...
... of about 6 pictures (2 of which are pictures of beer and food).
Today we began our first session of our "intensive seminar/german language" orientation. After 3 hours of class and the weather being a bit overcast/rainy, I decided to have a relaxed afternoon. After buying groceries at the supermarket and having my first cooking attempt on a German stove, I relaxed with some friends.
Tonight we will be going to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center