Parting Shots July 28th 2010 Hiking & Fondue
Every year our hosts take the students (and me) on a hike to the top of a mountain in a place called Moléson-sur-Gruyères, which is near (above?) where the famous cheese comes from. Actually, most of us (myself included) hike half way up the mountain. From there we ride a gondola the rest of the way. We freeze for a while, then ride the gondola back to the half way ... read more
Europe » Finland » Uusimaa » Espoo Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under Sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries and an autonomous grand duchy of Russia after 1809. It won its complete independence in 1917. During World War II, it was able to successfully defend its f... ... read more
I teach Computer Science at San Jose State University. Computer Science is in high demand, so I occasionally get invited to teach in interesting places. Working and living overseas is a much different experience than being a tourist.
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