The Black Surprise July 12th 2014 Getting there is half the fun
Every other July I take 10 students to Switzerland where they spend a month taking courses from me and a few other professors. I realize this makes no sense. Why not skip the going to Switzerland part? Call it a holistic approach to education. For many of them it's their first time travelling abroad. It's a pleasure for me to watch them have those Doroth ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Lausanne The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
I officially started my travel addiction during a Fulbright year in Zimbabwe back in 1991. Since then I've had a number of visiting professor gigs in interesting places. In a good year I'm able to squeeze in two or three trips. Sometimes I feel like I could simply not return and spend the rest of my life living out of my suitcase.
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