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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

DOCS: Death Row - Inside Indiana State Prison Ep.2

Posted by Dhruba Shrestha November 15, 2017 :
Veteran broadcaster Trevor McDonald ventures inside one of America’s most notorious maximum security prisons - Indiana State. Behind its walls he comes face to face with the 12 condemned men awaiting execution on Death Row and some of the other 1900 inmates most of which are convicted of murder. In this second and final episode, Trevor McDonald meets the most hated inmate on Death Row - Fredrick Baer. Convicted of the brutal murders of a mother and her young daughter, Trevor finally comes face to face with the killer in his death row cell. In one of the most compelling interviews ever filmed on death row, Baer talks through his life and his crime.

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.