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Goldener Hecht & the Neckar River Flood in Heidelberg

I’m back! Over the last few months, I’ve put in several hundred hours at my practicum site, completed (and passed) a comprehensive exam for my degree, and wrote a final professional paper for my degree, so you can see why it’s been a little quiet around here. I have several Read more →

Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg (Ludwigsburg Residential Palace)

On a weekend toward the end of April (last year, obviously, because I’m still that far behind), I had wanted to go to Luxembourg. However, my husband pointed out that we’d be an hour closer when we moved to Kaiserslautern (which we did in June), so I picked Ludwigsburg instead. Read more →

Karlsruhe Palace & Some of the City

Toward the end of March, we went to Karlsruhe. We parked right near Schloss Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Palace), so that was the first thing we went to. I had not realized that there was a museum on the inside of it. Inside the museum, there was a turm (tower) for people Read more →

Heidelberg Christmas Market & Our First Time Up to the Schloss

About halfway through December we went to Heidelberg’s Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market). We started at Bismarckplatz around 3p and parked in the Darmstädter-Hof-Centrum parking garage, the best one we have found if you want to start at the Bismarckplatz end of Hauptstrasse. Rain started as soon as we came out of Read more →

Schwetzingen Schloss und Schlossgarten (Schwetzingen Palace and Palace Garden)

When we went up to Ramstein and got lost, we got a GPS. My husband said it was the best thing that could happen for our tourism because part of why we had not ventured very far was that we didn’t yet have one and seemed to get lost whenever Read more →

My Birthday Weekend Part 3: Our First Time in Mannheim (Part 2)

After walking away from the water tower, we wandered through a neighborhood and ended up at the Christuskirche Mannheim (Christ Church of Mannheim). While we did not go in, I took a few pictures of the exterior. We kept walking around and found the Rosengarten Mannheim, a convention and conference center. Read more →

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