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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial: A Profound Feeling

As Matt, D and I headed back to Paris from Pointe Du Hoc and Omaha Beach, we made a stop at the American Cemetery.  This memorial contained the tombstones of the United States servicemen and women whose remains were laid … Continue reading

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Pointe Du Hoc: A Brief Stop

          As Matt, G, and I left Omaha Beach, we made a quick stop at Point Du Hoc, which was a short 10 minute drive away. Our driver gave a brief narrative of the assault US Rangers undertook … Continue reading

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Omaha Beach: D-Day June 6th, 1944 — A Promise Fulfilled

In search for something different than the fast pace, lights, glitz and glamour in Paris, my friends G, Matt, and I decided to take a day trip from Paris down to Omaha Beach, which is located in the Normandy, France. On June 6, … Continue reading

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Paragliding: Stepping out of the Box

It was night time when a friend I came across in Austria known as the King of Salzburg, or V, mentioned that he was going to do a tandem flight on the next day that I got to thinking, “What … Continue reading

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Hallstatt: Unveiling Austria’s Beauty

I knew I would go to Hallstatt before I embarked on my trip to Europe. What was a business trip had a clause in it: YOU MUST VISIT HALLSTATT. My former co-worker had mentioned this little village that was a … Continue reading

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Preface to my Travels

So before I continue sharing my travel experiences, let me preface this by saying I traveled to Europe for five weeks. This was by far the best cultural enriching experience I have had to date. My trip served a business … Continue reading

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Gent, Belgium: All to Ourselves

Leaving Brugge on the way back to Brussels, my friend and I stopped at Gent, which is a 30 minute train ride from Brugge.  We got there after 5 p.m. and everything was closed—museums, castles, churches— so it gave us … Continue reading

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