Julia Braunig

Julia is passionate about current environmental and political issues. She is involved in political organizations in Germany and has attended the United World College Robert Bosch Freiburg, Germany, from 2016 until 2018, which strives for a world united in its fight for peace and a sustainable future. "Education must enable young people to effect what they have recognized to be right, despite hardships, despite dangers, despite inner skepticism, despite boredom, and despite mockery from the world." -Kurt Hahn. According to this quote, Julia's goals for the year are to challenge her beliefs and conceptions and to learn not only more about the world but especially more about the human nature and herself.

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Coming Home – from Home?

Okay, that’s my final blog post. Maybe I’ve been inconsistent, not extraordinarily eloquent and definitely not as holistic as I wanted to be in here posts but at least I am able to say that I could portray important parts of my own personal experience….

22 May, 2019

Leaving?

It’s been a couple of months since I have updated this blog last and a lot has happened. I changed my host family, I went to Rio on a Solo-trip, I have been accepted to universities and am slowly figuring out the next step of…

22 March, 2019

Grounding

It’s been a little more than a month and I feel strangely normal and real in my routine. There’s my apprenticeship at the church and I feel so welcomed by the children there. They mostly come from low-income households and seem to lack a lot…

13 October, 2018

Rain Reflections

The water is pouring down from the sky as if there’s no tomorrow. The buses here are confusing. With broken portuguese I try to find my way home to “Ingleses” at the North of the Island. The sun is setting very early and shortly after…

14 September, 2018

The first Pictures!

Download full resolution images Available until Oct 3, 2018 We safely arrived and were welcomed by the stunning landscape of Floripa! Click to Download IMG_4999.MOV 19.5 MB

03 September, 2018

The Beginning

It’s September first. Right now, I’m sitting on the plane and am about to emark the most adventurous experience of my life. The whole experince had begun so spontaneously. In May, I decided that I didn’t wanna go to Uni this year. This was pretty…

03 September, 2018

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