Weekend Getaway: Bintan

Getaway? But I just got here! Here, in this case, refers to Singapore, where I will be spending two months as part of my communications traineeship. And I had been “here” for not even a week, when my new colleague and roommate Anna dragged me off to this little Indonesian island just off the Singaporean coast.

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A Delightful Day in Denmark

I had already visited the lovely Becky and Sarah a while ago, but you know how it is with wonderful people… You have to just go back and spend more time with them.
So on the way to Copenhagen, I managed to slip in another visit to Kiel, where I would meet up with Jana (the best biking companion ever) to set out on our next big adventure.
But first, a small adventure.

 

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Wonders of Nature in Oberhausen

One of the most iconic landmarks in the Ruhr region is the “Gasometer” in Oberhausen. The former gas holder turned large scale exhibition space now hosts some pretty amazing exhibitions. Large scale is to be taken quite literally. In 2013 Christo and Jeanne Claude’s installation “Big Air Package” filled the Gasometer. Now the space holds the beautiful “Wonders of Nature” exhibition of nature photographs.

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