1972-09-05 Munich, Germany / They are all Gone / Sie sind alle Weg / Eles estão todos Idos / Todos se han Ido

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, at which eleven Israeli Olympic team members were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German police officer, by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4eZWj5sapw Issa turned on the hostages in the eastern helicopter and fired at them with a Kalashnikov assault rifle ...

2021-09-04 Natal, Brazil / Climb to the Sun / Zur Sonne steigen / Subir ao Sol / Sube al Sol

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Reminiscence is the behavior of reflecting on your past, and Nostalgia is the emotional response. Nostalgia is a powerful mix of joy and Sadness. It carries within itself the acknowledgement that the passage of time is unalterable. Nostalgia feels bittersweet, happy and comforting. But with a taste of Sadness that whatever we are remembering is lost in some way. For ...

1939-09-01 Gdańsk-Danzig, Poland / Since 5 o’clock 45 / Seit 5 Uhr 45 / Desde as 5 horas 45 / Desde las 5 en punto 45

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The Invasion of Poland was the  invasion by Nazi Germany into Poland that marked the beginning of World War II. The Luftwaffe started bombing Wieluń at 04:40, five minutes before the shelling of Westerplatte, which has traditionally been considered the beginning of World War II. The Bombing of Wieluń by the German Luftwaffe was the first bombings ...

2016-08-21 Rio de Janeiro / Der Zuckerhut Komplex / The Sugar Loaf Complex / Complexo Pão de Açucar / El Complejo Pan de Azúcar

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Olympia acabou. Os jogos deixam um país-sede emocionalmente abalado para trás. O que vai acontecer com o Brasil depois das Olimpíadas? Vou me tornar muito impopular por um momento. Os brasileiros realmente me irritaram por duas semanas. Não, não 'os' brasileiros, mas esse público selecionado da classe média brasileira que conheci nas olimpíadas e que foi ...

1987-08-15 Mexico City, Mexico / The Dove / Die Taube / A Pomba / La Paloma

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'La Paloma' is a popular Spanish song that has been produced and reinterpreted in diverse cultures, settings, arrangements, and recordings over the last 140 years. The song was composed and written by the Spanish composer from the Basque region Sebastián Yradier in the 1850's. In 1859 it was registered at the copyright office in Madrid as ...

2020-08-04 Beirut, Lebanon / Have a Blast / Viel Spaß / Divirta-se Muito / Diviértase Mucho

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'Have a blast' also means to have a wonderful time, and the most enjoyable experience of your life. It means, have fun, enjoy it, and have a good time, another way to describe an enjoyable experience. Some couples call it their wedding. And there was that silence in the air, the silence between a husband and wife, ...

2016-07-18 Aratu, Brazil / Small Big Adventure / Kleines Großes Abenteuer / Pequena Grande Aventura / Pequeña Gran Aventura

We woke up and immediately started to clean the sailing boat the best way possible, packed our personal stuff and waited for Juliano. Juliano arrived on time, as if he knew exactly how much time we needed. Alexandre did not want to participate in the handing over and left with the service boat to the ...

2016-07-17 Salvador, Brazil / Sunset / Sonnenuntergang / Por do Sol / Por do Sol

Already yesterday, Alexandre had been complaining about the shifts and had been complaining about having had the worse shift of the early morning shifts, the time from 00:00 hours to 03:00 hours. I had understood already yesterday what he was actually aiming at, sleep and so I had been so kind again last night to ...

2016-07-16 Aracaju, Brazil / Full Moon / Vollmond / Lua Cheia / Luna Llena

Alexandre was complaining about the shifts and was complaining about having had the worse shift of the early morning shifts, the time from 00:00 hours to 03:00 hours. If he considered the time from 03:00 hours to 06:00 hours better shift of the early morning shifts, I understood what he was actually aiming at, sleep ...

2016-07-15 Maceio, Brazil / Into the Night / In die Nacht Hinein / Noite Adentro / Hacia la Noche

Last night when our taxi boat had dropped us off at the sailing boat, I had lost my only pair of glasses, which meant that I had to go back to the shopping or find a pharmacy close to the Iate Clube to buy a new pair because I was blind to short distance. We ...

2016-07-14 Maceio, Brazil / Small Talk / Smalltalk / Bate-Papo / Charla

Part of the preparations of my professor Alexandre for our small big adventure had been establishing contact with a group of sailors who had left Natal direction Salvador just a few days before us. Alexandre is part of a Brazilian wide sailor group who exchange information via Whatsapp and this was where he had met ...

2016-07-13 Santo Alexio, Brazil / Pilot Whale / Grindwal / Baleia-Piloto / Ballena Piloto

The way from Natal to Recife had been the most difficult part of our small big adventure due to the geographical circumstances and the orientation of the wind. We had to sail exactly into the direction of the wind, which means we had to move the sailing boat on a zigzag course to make progress. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KByypEvq54 As ...

2016-07-12 Recife, Brazil / Motivation / Motivation / Motivaçao / Motivacion

Having had my first hours steering last night I understood why I had not been feeling well yesterday before departure. Having had his intense struggle and fight against the wind last night I understood why my sailing professor Alexandre had not been feeling well yesterday before departure. But it got worse and Alexandre became really demotivated ...

2016-07-10 Natal, Brazil / Departure / Abreise / Partida / Partida

My life was changing again, my project was definitely not going ahead and I was definitely not going to Rio de Janeiro, I was definitely not going to live in my small beach house anymore, I was definitely going to live in the apartment of the mother of my baby Matilda. The mother of my daughter had decided to ...

2017-07-06 Sao Paulo, Brazil / Best day of your Life / Bester Tag deines Lebens / Melhor dia da sua Vida / Mejor dia de tu Vida

So if it is not about your guests, and it is about you, why is it not the most important day of your life? Because it is a moment. It is a 5 or 6 hour long party and usually a 12-16 hour long day. All you hear from brides that went through it is how ...

2018-07-03 Shannon Falls, Canada / Here in the Now / Hier im Jetzt / Aqui no Agora / Aquí en el Ahora

What does it feel like to be present? To be here in the now and to fully experiencing this moment. Free from any weight of the past or any anticipation of the future. Just free. Free to realize that only you can control how you feel. About anything. Free to see things for what they are ...

2016-07-02 New York, USA / Never Again / Nie Wieder / Nunca Mais / Nunca Más

Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor of the humanities at Boston University (which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor), political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. At age 15 Elie Wiesel with his family, along with the rest of the town's Jewish population, were placed in one of the two confinement ...

2007-06-29 AllOver, USA / iPhone / ichTelefoniere / euChamo / yoLlamo

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The iPhone, the first smartphone model designed and marketed by Apple was introduced in the United States on June 29th, 2007. Thousands of people were reported to have waited outside Apple and AT&T retail stores days before the device's launch; with many stores reporting stock shortages within an hour. The original iPhone was described as revolutionary for ...

1997-06-28 Las Vegas, USA / Bite Me / Beiß Mich / Me Morde / Muérdeme

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Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II was a professional boxing match contested on June 28th, 1997 for the WBA Heavyweight Championship. It achieved notoriety as one of the most bizarre fights in boxing history, after Tyson bit off part of Holyfield's ear. Tyson was disqualified from the match and lost his boxing license, though it was later ...

1991-06-21 Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Hot Dog Special / Fleischrolle Spezial / Salsicha Especial / Salchicha especial

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A Frikandel is a Dutch and Belgian snack, a sort of minced-meat hot dog. Some say it was first made by Gerrit de Vries in Dordrecht in 1954, when a law prevented him from selling his product as a meatball. De Vries changed the name and shape instead of the recipe. Others say it was created ...

2015-06-13 Natal, Brazil / Saint John the Baptist / Johannes der Täufer / São João / Juan el Bautista

Festa Junina, also known as festa de São João for their part in celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist, are the anual Brazilian celebrations historically related to European Midsummer that take place in the beginning of the Brazilian winter. As Northeastern Brazil is largely arid or semi-arid these popular festivals not only coincide with ...

2015-06-07 Ponta Negra, Brazil / In the (last) Moment / Im (letzten) Augenblick / No (último) Momento / En el (último) Momento

Life exists only in the moment, and in this moment it is infinite and eternal, for the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone, and yet it exists forever ... ... You may believe yourself out of harmony with life and its eternal Now; but you can not be, for ...