evs @ erfolg

A multilingual blog about the life as a volunteer in the Latvian organisation Erfolg


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Four seasons in Latvia – Jeanne

On the last day of September, I’ll finish my voluntary service in the German Society ERFOLG. I spent a bit less than a year in Daugavpils and with that time, I really began to appreciate this city and whole Latvia too. I arrived in Latvia last October, it was the beginning of autumn and everything was orange and yellow! A very pretty sight (althart1ough it was quickly replaced by white, white, white) that I learned to like and with time, I considered Daugavpils as my home. I travelled through Latvia and the Baltics states, and even to Russia, and I learned a lot about this very interesting region of Europe.
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Mid-term meeting, mid-term EVS… Man nepatik!

During the last week, between the 17th and the 19th of September, took place the mid-term meeting for EVS.

As expected, meeting some other volunteers again, as well as getting to know new ones was as good as it can be, when you have the feeling that we are all part of a big but caring family.
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Und so schnell vergehen 8 Monate – Nikolas

Es ist wirklich unhglaub, wie schnell Zeit vergehen kann. Man sagt das immer so einfach, aber man merkt es eigentlich erst, wenn ein Lebensabschnitt zu Ende geht. Ich habe die letzten Monate hier in Daugavpils, Lettland verbracht und jetzt, wo mein EFDБезымянный1 beinahe vorbei ist, habe ich vielleicht endlich Zeit alles Revue passieren zu lassen. Während meines Freiwilligendienstes hatte ich die Möglichkeit unendlich wertvolle Erfahrungen zu machen und Erinnerungen zu sammeln, die mein Leben sehr bereichert haben. Ich habe unglaublich viele besondere Leute getroffen, Freunde gefunden und auch mich selbst besser kennengelernt. Ich habe so viel gelernt und erlebt, dass kaum Zeit blieb durchzuatmen – doch ich habe jeden Augenblick genossen.
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