Category: Germany

By , September 4, 2012 10:55 am

I don’t know much about my family history, but I do know that I come from primarily German stock (on my dad’s side) and British stock (on my mother’s side). Today, it was that German heritage that I was most interested in. A few years ago, thanks to my younger sister, I became aware of a small town in Germany, complete with its own castle that goes by the same &#91read more]

By , August 19, 2012 10:45 am

After Hamburg, we (Jutta, Pedro, Ashley, and I) headed on to the Deichbrand Rock Festival on the North Sea between Denmark, and the Netherlands. All that day and the day before, there had been a lot of rain. And it showed. As we approached the festival grounds, the traffic slowed to a halt. The mud parking lots were doing everything they could to swallow up each and every vehicle that &#91read more]

By , August 11, 2012 8:35 am

We took a week long road trip from our apartment in Loosdorf, Austria with two friends, Jutta and Pedro (whom we previously met while diving in Honduras) from the bottom of Germany right through to the top and then back again. Our first stop was the port city of Hamburg, way up on the northern shore of Germany. Half the fun was getting there We drove all the way from &#91read more]