That berlin delicacy you see at the top is one of the best meals I have ever had in my life, and I have pretty high standards of food if I do say so myself. Unfortunately I do not remember what it’s called. Anyways, I recommend that it is tried. I got mine at the food stands at the Europa Center.
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As a Catholic worshiping, at the Cathedral it felt very exciting. The structure was very impressive and it kept me captivated throughout the whole service. I thought it was very interesting how I could recognize the main sections of the mass and follow along even if it was in a whole different language that I am not used to.
Taking the train from Koln back to Berlin-
We didn’t have seat reservations, but we made things work
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Okay here are some photos to get a taste of what we’ve been up to throughout the trip so far! Continue reading “Photos!”
The Köln Cathedral was intimidating. From far off, as we entered Köln by train, you could see two tall, Continue reading “Köln Cathedral”
I loved the cute city of Bremen. The town has a lot of history Continue reading “Bremen”
The service at Köln Dom last Sunday was an immersive and interesting experience. The towering architecture of the Gothic style cathedral deepened are awe as we were immersed in the atmosphere of the Dom. Hymns in German as well as Latin chants were part of the Catholic liturgy. Accompanying and leading the singing of the congregation, there was a choir and an organist.
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I learned about WWII in history classes in school. I’ve watched documentaries and movies about it. Mostly we talked about the war from America’s position and never Continue reading “Sachsenhausen”
A curious mixture of old and new buildings and shops clamors for space on a winding street front; ridiculously small paths behind and between buildings provide alternate routes for the more adventurous (or more lost, in our case); wider streets lead to a river filled with boats, some tethered, some carrying cargo, and some crowded with people who wave as they pass; and a town square lies in the center of all, accentuated by an old cathedral in front of which a band is playing lively music, tying everything together and creating a need to dance. Welcome to Bremen.
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I am relatively new to having dialogue on the subject of difference. In an attempt to avoid what perpetuated in Germany during the former half of the 20th century ever igniting again, a developing social proposition of communication is voiced below.
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