Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

sang

| blood (masculine noun) | /sæŋ/ While I was in Prague, I visited the Kafka Museum and marveled at a 100-page letter Kafka had written–but never sent–to his father, someone who remained an oppressive figure throughout Kafka’s life and work. … Continue reading

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vivante

| alive (feminine adjective) | /vivɑ̃t/ Being alone defies social norms. From a young age, there is instilled in us a certain fear of solitude, because it is the terrible breeder of loneliness. That fear crystallizes within us until we … Continue reading

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au revoir

| goodbye | /o ʀəvwaʀ/ Travel is not for the faint of heart, because traveling means always having to say goodbye. Tomorrow I’ll leave behind my apartment, laden with memories, and embark on my first-ever solo journey through Eastern Europe. Here … Continue reading

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peur

| fear (feminine noun) | /pœʀ/ In one month, I will embark on a frightening voyage through Eastern Europe. For ten days, I will travel alone on night trains from Budapest to Southern Transylvania and finally into Bucharest, Romania’s capital. Though … Continue reading

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