Wow, we’ve only been in Berlin for one week! Somehow it feels like much longer than that- I guess we’ve all settled in.
Vibrant lights. Cobbled sidewalks. Electric Scooters.
Bryce G. Bundens was starting to get a little overwhelmed today. Instead of following the group back on the S Bahn to Halensee, I opted to take a less-than-traditional route to our heavenly castle-like residence at the edge of west Berlin. Continue reading “Homebound Expedition”
I did not expect the full extent of how Europe emphasizes public transportation, or for our sake in Germany. I admit to bias since I’ve never had to commute with public transportation on a regular basis.
I chose to be a part of the 2019 Summer Germany Engineering program with the desires of starting my trek on becoming a world traveller and completing one of many engineering courses. This program would serve as a valuable experience where I could explore German culture while learning about the mechanics of particles. I held the hope that this class will meet my expectations of being a building block for solving real engineering problems. Continue reading “First Thoughts”
Our visit to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was very interesting and eye-opening.
After being in Germany for one full week, we are already beginning to feel settled in and comfortable here.
It’s only been a week and already it feels like so much longer. Our travel here was successful, but not without hiccups (we ended up accidentally going out of security in the Amsterdam airport, and had to be escorted back through) which just adds tot adventure.
One thing that really shocked me when I visited Sachsenhausen was the size of the camp and the fact that it was less than a hundred years ago. Continue reading “Sachsenhausen”
I have had a lot of fun this past week. I have noticed that Berlin is a lot more spread out than I had expected. Continue reading “The First Week”
I decided to join this summer program because it felt like a fun, once in a life time opportunity that I would be a fool to miss. Continue reading “First Thoughts”