About Dani Glass

Train Stations, Beaches, and Connections

It was early in the morning and I was at the train station in Acco, about to undertake the nearly 24-hour journey back to Chicago. A moment occurred – a moment like any other, but at the same time it proved to be so much more. It was a moment of eye contact – of mutual understanding between a local stranger and myself and it seemed to me to culminate what had been a several month whirlwind. I had spent the spring studying in London and traveled throughout the Czech Republic with my aunt for a couple weeks before arriving in Tel-Aviv and making my way to a friend’s apartment at 3:00 in the morning. Continue reading