Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Welcome to "Treasures of Central Europe" Jan Term Trip

Explore the culture and history of three  central European countries: Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria. The participants will learn about current events and the history of these four countries, especially the history of Germany: during the Nazi time, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the aftermath of German unification.

This trip will offer students the opportunity to visit an important region in Central Europe. They will visit old, and historic German, Czech, and Austrian cities such as Berlin, capital of reunified Germany, Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town; Munich, Bavaria's most important city and the residence of the historic Wittelsbach family. Other stops will include Dachau, Germany's first concentration camp, and Vienna, the city of music; Salzburg, the birthplace of the most famous Austrian musician, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Prague, where Mozart first conducted Don Giovanni.

Friday, January 29, 2010

A Trip of a Lifetime - Film by Kim & Tiara

Click on the link to watch a film that Kim and Tiara have produced from the entire trip. It is wonderful, so beautifully made and edited. You'll love it.
Part 1


Part 2:

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Flight Back Home

Here is our last picture from the trip in the Frankfurt airport.

Video from the singers at the Weisses Lamm

Click on the  link below to see the video from the Männer Quartett Bergstraße. They sang many songs, but this one is familiar to many. It is the German version of "The Little Drummer." You can see some from our group in the background. Enjoy.  Männer Quartett Bergstraße

Last night in Heidelberg at the Weisses Lamm

In the last night of our trip almost everyone from the group went to the local Gasthaus (restaurant & bar) called Weisses Lamm where we met a group of local male singers who were having a get together after their weekly rehearsal. Here is  a picture from all women in our group and members of the local group.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Chris and Brian singing at Neuschwanstein

Click on the link to see a film I made at Neuschwanstein castle where you will see Chris and Brian singing.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Heidelberg - January 13th

Our final destination is Heidelberg, one of the most beautiful city in Germany. It also has the oldest university in Germany. Here are 2 pictures in front of House of Kebab, a Kurdish Döner (gyros) place in the main street of Heidelberg where we had a nice lunch.