After a few days, it’s pretty safe to say that this trip has been the best experience of my life so far. Having never left the country before, let alone leaving home for so long with the exception of school, I was pretty nervous. But after it’s all over, I’m really glad I decided to go. Continue reading “Final Thoughts on the Trip”
The Schnoor in Bremen is probably my favorite section of any of the cities we’ve visited. It felt like we walked back in time and it was like a small, cozy village right in the middle of the city.
Bremen was probably the city I was most excited to visit, probably because it was one of the few German cities I actually knew something about before coming here. The main thing I knew about Bremen was the fairy tale of Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten, or the Bremen Town Musicians, which we had read in class. The main reason I was excited to visit Bremen, though, was to see the city where some of my family may have lived. Continue reading “(Slightly Delayed) Thoughts on Bremen”
The trip to Sachsenhausen was… sobering, to say the least. We’ve all learned about WWII and what happened in history class, but learning about something and actually being in the place that it happened are two entirely different things. Continue reading “Something we can’t fully understand…”
I was nervous to come to Germany at first. I had never left the country before and didn’t even know where to start when it came to packing, so it’s fair to say I didn’t know what to expect. Continue reading “First Impressions of Germany”