Author: alexfranke8

Slovakia Update #73 – Books Flying off the Shelves!

Yesterday I talked how I was hoping to finish my book by the end of the week, but if I am lucky I might make it last halfway through tomorrow. The sheer speed at which I read fiction novels is unreal, I almost don’t even want…

Slovakia Update #72 – Cinema & Games

I have come to have a conflicted relationship with the weekends. Yes, I have the ability to sleep in just about as late as I would want, and I have the freedom to relax all weekend, but I am also stuck with the fact that I…

Slovakia Update #71 – Short Films at the SNP Museum

Out of everything that could have happened today at the Slovak National Uprising Museum, watching short inspirational films was not something that I would have thought would happen. While I was watching the short films, I couldn’t help but think about the times when I was…

Slovakia Update #70 – My Schedule & Teplice, CZ

My schedule at school is strange to say the least. I don’t know if I should be sharing what I do, but I think it would be interesting to share. I also found out more information on where my extended family might be here in Europe,…

Slovakia Update #70 – Museum of Central Slovakia

Today I finally got around to visiting somewhere I have been delaying for quite some time: the Banska Bystrica and Museum of Central Slovakia. Unfortunately I did not bring my camera, but I did learn quite a few things while I was there, specifically about Banska…

Slovakia Update #69 – Mountain Sunset

I can’t thank my YEO enough for taking some awesome pictures of me today. Actually, I should really be thanking him for the great time that I had with him, hiking and talking a bit. While I was talking with him today, I came to realise some…

Slovakia Update #68 – More Blood Gone

Today I went to the hospital, and although I was in a much more mentally prepared state than last time, I still freaked out a bit when they started taking my blood. I am not a fan of needles, so it took a lot to keep…

Slovakia Update #66 – Running

Finding inspiration to do something is like finding money in your pocket after doing laundry: you are excited that you found it, however what you do with it is anyone’s guess. While I was in class today, I was looking through some old photos on my…