Postcard: Fairytale Vista

Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (13th October 2008) Travelling through the Black Forest area in Germany virtually feels like journeying into fairy-tale land. Sprawling forests with varying shades of brown, green and yellow blanket the countryside creating a natural piece of art on the hilly canvas. In between, small houses resembling hobbit huts dot the landscape …

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Postcard: Memories of the Holocaust

Berlin, Germany (19th November 2008) For a city which is steeped in 20th century history and with an eclectic assortment of architecture, chancing upon this architectural beauty in the heart of Berlin was not surprising. But realizing that it was actually a Holocaust memorial constructed in the memory of all the Jews murdered by Hitler’s …

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Travelogue: Journey Into Fairytale Land (Black Forest, Germany)

At around 6 o clock on a cold October morning in 2008, I was shaken awake by my agitated friend who was signaling his watch and whispering fiercely. At first, I did not understand what the fuss was about; and then my mind cleared. We were in Munich now, and we were to take the …

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