Entries from 'wedding'

summer is here!

Ever since I made it back from Liberia, it has been really warm and sunny over here. Summer is (finally) here. We spent a lovely weekend in Schwäbisch-Gmünd and attended my younger sister’s wedding. The old town centre is really nice and there are a lot of outdoor restaurants and bars, which were perfect for…

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Austrian delights

After my trip to Beijing, it was finally time for a reunion with Björn and some much-needed holidays. We drove to Austria to celebrate the beautiful wedding of our friends here and stayed for a few more days in the area, exploring old castles and the green hills and wineyards around Gamlitz. It felt like…

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“teacher, teacher”

Over the last couple of months, I have started teaching English for some of the kids at Happy Home. Being a teacher is a completely new experience for me, and one that I didn’t really think would fit me, but actually I really enjoy working with the kids and getting to know some of them…

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“Welcome to Jordan”

After a long journey I arrived in Jordan and people everywhere welcomed me to their beautiful country. On the first night in Amman I joined my friends for a true global nomad wedding. From every continent, people had come to Amman to celebrate with Herb and Majd, and it was an unforgettable experience. At some…

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what really happened: the new york city edition

Last thursday was an exciting day for us! We woke up to fantastic sunshine, took the subway to City Hall and picked up some flowers on the way. At City Hall, we applied for a wedding license and then waited excitedly until it was our turn to say those special words: “I do” “By the…

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it’s a celebration

A colleague of mine got married last week and I was invited to the wedding, which was taking place in a beautiful outdoor place near Mokolodi.The bridal party made their entrance dancing through the garden, and there were heartfelt speeches by the fathers of the bride and the groom, followed by food and drinks, music…

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rain on your wedding day

Yesterday, our friends got married here in Gaborone. The day was grey and cloudy and in the morning it was pouring down with rain. But unlike in many other places, in Botswana, rain on your wedding day is considered a fortunate sign and so we happily went ahead and celebrated the newly weds with a…

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