Dachau Concentration Camp: Death shall set you free
It has been so hard for me to write about Dachau Concentration Camp. But I have to write about it. It was my intention to do so, my duty.
Dachau concentration camp, half an hour from Munich, was the first official Nazi concentration camp in Germany. It was not intended to be the ‘killing’ site, but rather an internment camp before 200,000+ prisoners were sent off from here over the 12-year period ‘to be killed’ at various extermination camps including the notorious Auschwitz. So the number of recorded death toll here was ‘only’ 30,000, mainly from starvation, diseases and suicide. Still, since I’ve never been to any other concentration camp, Dachau is by far the most horrid place I’ve ever been to. Continue reading →
Here we are at the BMW Welt. It’s actually one of the tourist destinations in Munich. The first floor of BMW Welt has all kinds of fun activities and displays. This Z4 looks so fun in this particular shade of yellow.
Where were you one year ago today? I was in Europe. To be precise, I was in Luxembourg, a tiny little country that non-Europeans might not have heard of. (It’s a real hidden gem.) My husband and I were on an epic one-month road trip driving around Europe last year. We covered 5,000 miles and 13 countries in 32 days. The Odyssey Road Trip looked like this: Germany-Switzerland-France-Luxembourg-Belgium-The Netherlands-France-Monaco-Italy-Slovenia-Austria-Slovakia-Czech Republic-Austria-Germany. I’ll try to recapture my memories in a series of posts so that they don’t overwhelm the readers, and more importantly the writer, in one shot.
European Delivery: A Euroland Adventure
We had bundled a European vacation with European Delivery. So what is European Delivery? An average person in North America might not have heard this term before. And those from elsewhere would have absolutely no idea about it. Well, basically, it’s a program offered by some European car manufacturers for North American customers to come and ‘take delivery’ of their cars at the factories in Europe.