Cologne Cathedral Cologne is most famous for its gigantic cathedral. In the 1200s this cathedral became one of the most important pilgrimage churches throughout Europe. At this time it was completely dismantled and rebuilt in a more gothic style. One of the most important reasons for all of these pilgrimages is the shrine of the […]Read more "Cologne, Germany"
Arriving in Munich, we were greeted by a heavy “homelike” snowfall. Munich is an interesting remodelling of a city, Munich is 60-80% concrete, rebuilt after the war. When Hitler started to understand the damage the war would eventually cause, (again thinking he was going to win), he thought it would be a shame to come […]Read more "Munich, Germany"
National Museum of Prague The National museum of Prague and Wenceslas Square are very nice sights. Old and modern buildings mixed together. This square was once the Prague horse market. Christmas Markets Christmas is a great time to go to Prague as they have two big markets where they host all kinds of food and fashion […]Read more "Prague, Czech Republic"
One of the stops on our Berlin trip was the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. This was a place that was very difficult to see, it is still hard to believe that something like this could happen. We went to the memorial on what was already a cold day, seeing some of the pictures and hearing the stories […]Read more "Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum"
Germany is a place I have been curious about for a long time, so much of the worlds recent history seems to revolve around this one place. Before the trip a big part of this, for me, would have been the two world wars, which took up a large part of the twentieth century. After […]Read more "Berlin – Germany"