(8) It should further be noted that Fuller's visit to the West, which, as we have seen, she described as a "wandering," was, quite literally, an abbreviated Wanderjahr
, that is, a time of travel and personal metamorphosis between life stages.
For Finnegan, the passion was chasing waves, from a boyhood in Los Angeles to an adolescence in Hawaii, and then to a global Wanderjahr
that took him in his 20s to Fiji, Australia, South Africa and Portugal, and then back to America.
I was twenty, coming off a wanderjahr
, in between my second and third colleges, a committed evangelical Christian and ready to make my mark, but without a clear direction.
The author, Giniece Parente, is the author/illustrator of two previously published children's picture books; Wanderjahr
and Treasure of the Universe.
According to Van der Vinne's memoir, the excursion lasted from 1653 to 1654 and had the character of an informal Wanderjahr
, as the young men paid their way by painting or drawing portraits and landscapes.
I have the nude pictures of her balanced on his knee--she was a wheelwright's daughter --& see him at his charming worst, telling tales of his wanderjahr
-- trading a horse for a model-T, following the harvest until the increase in machinery put everybody out of work-- while correcting the grammar in her love letters.
He told us there was a great Triangle Club show at Princeton in which Wordsworth's wanderjahr
in Europe figured.