Travel Blogs from Wittenberg, Germany

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Week 2 in Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Week 2 in Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... peaceful protests leading up to the wall coming down are powerful as well. Some of the special treats of living in Wittenberg: weekly concerts in the Castle Church; spontaneous concerts on the streets by local musicians; "Music Night" when many of ...

Me and Brother Martin - Wittenberg, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Me and Brother Martin - Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by caseygcrosbie

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... South Dakota. Sure, Martin Luther was a professor. But in modern terms he would have been professor of a community college. The town of Wittenberg was only 2000 people at the time he posted the 95 theses. His church, compared to so many others of the day, ...

Luther's Hochzeit (Luther's Wedding) celebration, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Luther's Hochzeit (Luther's Wedding) celebration

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... to fight. Here, war, when it happens is in our backyard. That makes a difference. It's a different perspective. Here in the Wittenberg Cemetery is a field of over 1000 unmarked graves of those who died in WWII when the arms factories here were bombed. ...

Sharing Wittenberg with dear friends, Wittenberg, Germany and Eiseleben, Germany travel blog

Sharing Wittenberg with dear friends

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... dear friends, Karen and Tim, to our little town.  Before they arrived we took a "staff trip" to the town of Eisleben, Germany.   This is the city in which Luther was born and later died.  We visited the church of St. Anne while visiting ...

Worlitz, Weddings, und Wunderbarlich wandern, Worlitz und Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Worlitz, Weddings, und Wunderbarlich wandern

A travel blog entry by barbg

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As I (Bob) write this week, Barb and I find it difficult to believe we have but two more weeks in Wittenberg!  How time flies! This past weekend was a special weekend for those young Germans who may be superstitious, as Saturday's date was 7/7/07, ...

Kloden Hospitality Club Camp Here we are!, Kloden, Germany travel blog

Kloden Hospitality Club Camp Here we are!

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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September 1 (see previous entry) Arriving by evening, getting food with ken, some play and meeting everyone. tent later and great chill evening ------------------ September 2 Waking by early morning in the tent, as it was sunny it fastly turned ...

Guess who the preacher is!!, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Guess who the preacher is!!

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... summer thirteen pastors of the Lutheran Church of the U.S.A. are performing their English ministry worship in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, directed by John Speckhard, providing English services for the numerous visitors from overseas. The young pastor from ...

Wittenberg - Home of Martin Luther, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Wittenberg - Home of Martin Luther

A travel blog entry by timetraveler

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... with terrible and fatal consequences. Nevertheless, Luther's contribution to the development of civilization in the west is undeniable and pervasive and his home in the quaint and quiet village of Wittenberg was a pleasant way station on my ...

Week of May 28, 2007, Wittenberg Germany, Germany travel blog

Week of May 28, 2007

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... euro...about $27.00 US.  Wow!  We heard some more outstanding concerts this week, with visiting musicians from Wittenberg University in Ohio.  What a treat! Bob took some pictures of an interesting statue in Wittenberg.  I ...

Saying Good-Bye (Barbara), Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Saying Good-Bye (Barbara)

A travel blog entry by barbg

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As we say good-bye to Wittenberg here are some final thoughts from Bob and Barb.... Our stay in Wittenberg has been a transforming experience for us.  We are more acutely aware of life from a world view, rather than an American view.  The ...

Luther's Wedding  Part I, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Luther's Wedding Part I

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... ."  What a guy! The marriage did have its tenderness mixed with its struggles, like any good union, and the Wittenberg folks like to celebrate this marriage annually, and do so with their annual city festival known as "Luthers Hochzeit", always ...

Farewell to our Favorite Sites (Bob), Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Farewell to our Favorite Sites (Bob)

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... was in Luther's time than any other building in Wittenberg.  During WWII the Allies agreed not to bomb old town Wittenberg, and although American bombers killed uncounted hundreds here in a single night in June of 1945,  no destruction entered ...

The first week in Wittenberg!, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

The first week in Wittenberg!

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... improves more quickly because of his background.  We are doing ok on that score...pointing sometimes helps, as well. The Wittenberg Center welcomes pilgrims who want to experience the land of Luther and put that entire period into the here and ...

Week of May 14 in Germany, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Week of May 14 in Germany

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... disposable income, after personal necessities.  We thought our kids would enjoy that one! Thursday, May 17, is a holiday in Germany.  It is Ascension Day in the church and many people also get Friday off as well.  We attended church ...

Week of May 21, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Week of May 21

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... of prayer for Christian unity, with ecumenical prayer services being held in Catholic, Baptist, and Lutheran churches. Scattered throughout Wittenberg are many small family gardens, each as neat as a pin.  These gardens were endowed by a German ...

By train and Bike!, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

By train and Bike!

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... and Dessau.  We thoroughly enjoyed the 36 kilometer trail that roughly parallels the Elbe River for the entire country of Germany.  (Would that America had such nice, level, paved trails connecting our cities!) Worlitz is a city with a ...

To Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

To Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by johnandrobyn

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... Luther lived and taught for 36 years and was where he posted his 95 Theses on the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) door. Wittenberg is a beautiful village which was fortunate enough to not get bombed during the war. Lots of old, beautiful buildings. We ...

Lutherland, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Lutherland

A travel blog entry by heeneystravels

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... suggested day trip in our guidebook and we had the time! Of course, after reading a bit I acquainted myself with it's significance. Wittenberg was the town of Martin Luther and where supposedly nailed his 95 theses to the doors of the Catholic Church. The ...

Carsten's Hometown, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Carsten's Hometown

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... we drove into the town proper to check the place out. I climbed up higher than Carsten England: 1 Wittenberg is a tiny, quaint little place that pretty much personifies Germany. It's beautiful. Parking up in one of the few spaces in the town we got ...

Lutherstadt Wittenburg, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Lutherstadt Wittenburg

A travel blog entry by bkerr

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As today is Sunday, its normal for shops not to be open, but usually there is at least some food places open and people wandering around....not in Lutherstadt Wittenburg! Its a ghost town. We were the only 2 people walking through the town until later in ...

Wittenberg is Martin Luther's home town, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Wittenberg is Martin Luther's home town

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   WITTENBERG: The Lutherhaus is one of the main attraction of Wittenberg, because this is where Martin Luther lived and worked.    Martin Luther rebelled against the Catholic Church, and his Reformation was ...

El Vaticano protestante, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

El Vaticano protestante

A travel blog entry by ifcosta5

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... no pudimos ir para la fiesta de la reforma al lugar donde Lutero comenzó  la reforma, lo hicimos hoy. La ciudad de Wittenberg, luego llamada Lutherstadt Wittenberg (osea se le agregó la categoría de Ciudad de Lutero, junto a otras donde ...

A town dedicated to Martin Luther, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

A town dedicated to Martin Luther

A travel blog entry by newsbob

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... more about Luther? All you need to do is come here. The town has even changed its name officially to “Lutherstadt Wittenberg.” We were given a tour of the Luther House inside an Augustinian monastery where Luther lived, first as a monk, and ...

Birthplace of Protestants, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Birthplace of Protestants

A travel blog entry by eukaryx

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Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by gotte

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On our way from Berlin to Munich we detoured to Wittenberg to see the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) where Martin Luther reputedly nailed the 95 theses to the Church door and thereby started the reformation. Very pretty town but I'm guessing I'm going to ...

Torgau and Wittenberg, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Torgau and Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by ontheroadwgps

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... for the Torgau articles which would later become the basis of the Augsburg Confession.  In the afternoon we traveled to Wittenberg where we toured the Luther House which is now the largest museum dedicated to the Reformation. Due to the upcoming ...

At the Luther Love-in, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

At the Luther Love-in

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... Luther's wedding procession approaching, the happy couple, played traditionally if not politically correctly by a student and teacher from Wittenberg, smiling and nodding serenely at the hurrahs from the crowd. I found myself getting a little teary as I ...

This week, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

This week

A travel blog entry by honeydew4291

... town and to have both german and english used. This experience was great. I feel over all very welcomed to Wittenberg. The Lord Mayor officially welcomed us at the internship  reception. We all received pins and a book ...

The Luther Trail to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

The Luther Trail to Lutherstadt Wittenberg

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

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... sites related to Martin Luther.  So the day after hearing Bach, I headed for the city where the Reformation began: Lutherstadt Wittenberg.  It's a pleasant small town on the rail line from Leipzig to Berlin, so I could easily do it in a day and ...

Here I stand, I can do no other, Wittenberg, Germany travel blog

Here I stand, I can do no other

A travel blog entry by hobgoblins5

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... weighing both options the answer was obvious. I'm in Europe, who knows when I'll come back to Wittenberg, so go explore! For more reading/better pictures: www.sacred-destinations.com/germany/wittenberg www.martinluther.de/en/luther-house-wittenberg.html ...

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