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Best Berliners, #1 - Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835)

As my time in Berlin is coming to an end, I’d like to share a series of portraits of Favourite Berliners that I wrote over the past few years on request of Slow Travel Berlin editors Paul Sullivan and Brian Melican. 1,082 more words


Humboldt's Growing Pains

The Plant and the Prohibition. The Politicians and the Propaganda. The People and the Power. 

Humboldt County, Northern California. The Emerald Triangle lies just behind the Redwood Curtain. 2,787 more words

B On Bended Knees

A Walk in the Woods

In these later years I’ve always felt myself to be a mountain girl. Which is why, even though the beauty here is otherworldly and unique, I’ve had a challenging time adapting to living in the redwoods. 327 more words

Beyond the magic circle: Re-reading Humboldt

1. A series of citations, appropriations and translations gave the following two sentences from section §9 of Wilhelm von Humboldt’s posthumously published Über die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues… 2,741 more words


Cheap Lunch & Simple Pleasures

In my town, people like to drink. It makes sense because it is a college town, but even the not-so-fresh-out-of-school like to indulge in a beer or five. 709 more words

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