Travel Blogs from Strasbourg
The trip to Strasbourg was a breeze thanks to the TGV. The TGV is a high speed French train that can reach upwards of 280 kph (about 190 miles an hour). The interior of the train was slightly reminiscent of Pee-Wee’s playhouse with its purple and red velvet, but all in all it was a quick and painless trip.
Once arrived in …
... I probably should have slept on the bus ride because as soon as they turned on a video that was not in English I feel asleep, but I tried so hard to stay awake, I swear! I think the class enjoyed laughing at me, they even sent me pictures of myself – glad someone was entertained! As soon as the tour was over we were dying to find somewhere to eat lunch! We headed over to the petite France area again. All the ...
... glass was extremely impressive; it is said that during World War II seventy-four pieces of glass were taken by Hitler back to Germany and he declared the church as the national sanctuary of German people. U.S. forces later returned the glass after the war. Reading up on the history of the cathedral, the connection between the French and German cultures’ influence on the church’s history became quite clear.
In conclusion, by the end of ...
... of 39 Euros. I am looking a bit pale, so I'm hoping to recover my tan skin color with the trip to Rome and Nice! Maybe I'll even have the privilege of meeting the Pope! We'll see what life has in store for me.
Classes are going well and I'm excited that the first month in Europe has been productive and fulfilling. Thanks for following my journey and for staying in touch.
I send all my love today, tomorrow and always!
P.S. Remember, "Love is as love does."
... we made it to our destination! There was no traffic. There were no cars. We drove to the Information booth, and there was no one there...so Adam picked up some brochures. Still, no sight of anyone. The rides were not moving and we knew something was a bit off. Finally, a car! We followed this car to a parking lot and entered...only to be told by security that it was the Ms. Germany pageant and the park was closed! We were really bummed as we did ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed