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fernweh

Word of the day, from German: Fernweh. Coined as the opposite of Heimweh (homesickness), it literally means 'farsickness', an ache for the distance, a longing to be far away. Like wanderlust, but even more succinct, Fernweh evokes the desire to travel, to see distant lands behind the horizon...

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stop whining, go travel;-)

jorrit , 15-12-’08 08:48

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