Author Archives: Leonard De Rooy

Church is not a steeple, but a steeple is pretty cool!

We went to the American Church in Berlin (ACB).  Which is an english speaking congregation that is meeting in an old church. (around 100 years old).  The service was great and afterwards the cookies and juice hit the spot.  When … 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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Church in the Berlin International Church

Note:  Our group is not near the city of Duisburg, and were not involved in the stampede (http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/07/25/germany.panic.deaths/index.html- ) we are all safe and happy. This morning we went to an English service at a smaller church called the Berlin … Continue reading

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Sad Day.

Today we visited the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. While I had never been to this concentration camp, I did a little research about where it was and went yesterday to purchase the train tickets and talked briefly with the ticket salesman … Continue reading

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Lots of fun but also hard work!

The students are realizing that when we meet on an accelerated schedule for an engineering class, there ends up being a lot of work to do to keep up.   Or first test is scheduled for next week and we are … Continue reading

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Sunday in Berlin

This morning we had a great breakfast at our apartment and headed out to find the church – the Berliner Dom.   The Berliner Dom is a Reformed Church, but in many ways looks like a typical cathedral but instead of … Continue reading

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Saturday evening

After waking a few students up from their nap, we all went to one of the main areas of Berlin to check out the Kaiser WIlhelm Memorial Church.  This church was badly damaged during the bombing raids of WWII.  The … Continue reading

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