Monthly Archives: January 2011

From Kerala to the World

It was nearly a week ago when I arrived in Kerala. On a beautiful campus I will have eleven months of intensive training with 20 inspired people from all over the world. My fellow participants come from Kenia, Zimbabwe, Liberia, … Continue reading

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Here I go!

My brother and my mother took me to Munich airport and soon I will be on my way to India.

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Good bye Vienna

Today I left Vienna. The next days I will stay at my parents house in Germany to say good bye to my family. On 18th of January I will fly from Munich to Abu Dhabi and then to Trivandrum. As … Continue reading

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Leaving Things behind

I have a goal: to leave Vienna just with a big suitcase and a backbag. But there are so many things in my room and I need to find ways to get rid of them without throwing nice and usable … Continue reading

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Travel Preparations

Before leaving to India, there are a lot of things to do: check necessary vaccinations, apply for visa, quit the job, leave the apartment and many more. As soon as I knew about my journey to India, I took appointments … Continue reading

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The leadership training in India

When I had just decided that I liked Vienna and I really wanted to live here, I got the chance to apply for an one year training at the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs (IISE) in Kerala, South India. After my … Continue reading

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Time to say good bye

Here are some of the most interesting questions during my farewell party, some of them never could be answered: Is this red or white wine? Where is the food, I am hungry! There is someone in my way, who is … Continue reading

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Same – but what ???

“Same same, but different” is probably the most used English expression in Thailand. Every tourist knows it. If you wanted to buy a blue shirt, the seller would give you a yellow one explaining with a big smile “Same same … Continue reading

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