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Kathryn Vollrath
Online Discussion 3
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:45am
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I chose to write about my Europe trip this past summer because it was filled with many different events that have changed my life and I will never forget that journey. In my thesis I wrote about how it helped me improve my patience because before the trip I did not have the greatest patience and this trip really challenged me in many ways and now I feel like I improved a ton. Another topic that I decided to talk about was that I realized how important my family heritage is to me because my family always talked about how we have a castle in Germany but I was the only one who had not seen it yet so I was very excited I got to go. I learned a lot of stuff about my heritage and I loved it because family is everything to me, now I have decided I am going to get my family crest as my first tattoo. My third thing that impacted my life was I faced a couple of my fears on this trip. The first one was flying over the ocean, months before this trip I was getting such bad anxiety about flying that I tried so hard to get out of going but then the day finally came and I remember sitting on that plane and my hands and feet were sweating so much and my body was shaking but before I knew it we took off and I was fine after that. Another thing I conquered was I drove to Grindelwald, Switzerland from Heidelberg, German in my rental car that was a 2014 Mercedes and right when I got into Switzerland going up the mountains with hair-pin turns and having huge tourists buses were coming straight at me, I literally thought I was going to die at least 30 just getting there. My last topic that I really thought changed me a lot was getting to experience and see all the different cultures and ways people live. Getting to go to Germany, Switzerland, and Paris gave me a good variety of various lifestyles. It gave me a lot of respect and knowledge about each place and a whole knew outlook of the world. My favorite was the Germans culture by far, if I make enough money when I am older I would live there in a heart beat.
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