Monthly Archives: July 2010

Some Comments on German Culture

Germany has been a very interesting place. There are so many little things that are different here from the way things are in the United States, but I’m only going to mention a couple. One of the main cultural differences … Continue reading

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First Impressions

This trip is my first trip away from the continental United States so I didn’t really know what to expect besides what my German professor told me about Germany.  My professor said that the public transportation would be exceptional and … Continue reading

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Charlie and an Egyptian Queen

Yesterday we had our second test on the “Statics” portion of the class.  Prof Nielsen arrives this weekend to start the “Dynamics” portion of the class, and I am headed home on Monday morning. Today we went with Prof Loo … Continue reading

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ich bin ein Berliner!!

Almost two weeks into our adventure, Berlin has not failed to impress. The downtown area is dense with restaurants and stores as well as many historical sites and museums.  There is always a great deal of hustle and bussle fueled by efficient train … Continue reading

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Berlinen Sie gern?

I really did not have too many expectations coming to Germany, except that they would have a lot of beer, bread, and brats. So far all my expectations have been met and i have learned a lot more about Germany. … Continue reading

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Berlin

When I imagined visiting Germany, I imagined a utopian existence. Their currency is worth more than our dollar, so maybe their standard of living is higher also. Surely the air must be fresher and the grass must be greener. So … Continue reading

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Blissful Summer :)

It’s been nine days now in Berlin and if I didn’t trust my calendar that much I would believe we have been here much longer. It has so far been a very exciting trip, and it seems to get better … Continue reading

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