Journal entry zwei

Dear Diary,   So it’s been two weeks since I have arrived here and Germany, and now I think I’m starting to become German. Not only am I speaking German with people in school or at home, but I am also becoming accustomed to the German way of living. There are big differences here that…

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Sömmer Deutschland #2 7/17/14

Dear followers, This past week was amazing and both individually and collectively fulfilling. Individually, I have greatly improved my German and can actually hold a conversation with another grown person. Collectively, we have been exploring different parts of the city and aspects of life here in Münster.  In the past week we have traveled to…

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Münster, Week 2

I was so thrilled to be in Münster at such a time. So many events were/are taking place here that it almost feels like providence for me to experience all of them. A few days ago was the Münster Flohmarkt, the biggest outdoor flea market in Europe that exists for one night, then vanishes. It…

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Mittwochs, wir essen Fisch

One of the most charming parts of Muenster has to be its large, outdoor market. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a colorful gathering of food sellers set up shop in the shadow of Muenster’s Gothic cathedral, as if they had sprung fully-formed from the bare, beaten cobblestones. Besides the obvious visual extravaganza, the smell of the…

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Danielle- 2

It’s already the second week of classes here in Münster! Time is flying by, but I guess that means we are having a lot of fun 🙂 we go to school each morning from 9 am – 12:30 pm and then three times a week we have an additional intensive course until 3 pm. This…

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Münster 2

It’s hard to believe that another week has passed and our adventure in Münster is almost half over! This week has immersed me further into the German culture. Our class levels have finally been settled and a daily routine is starting to develop.  Dr. Decker took us on a tour through the promenade that culminated…

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bunny challenge

The Promenade is certainly one of the most distinctive features of the city of Münster.  This 4.5 km ring around the city center marks the path of the medieval city wall.  After the 30 Years War and the destruction it wrought on Münster the citizens decided over time to replace the fortification with a tree-lined…

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Sommer Deutschland 1

  This is the first journal entry of my Sommer Deutschland experience so the format is not yet perfected. We have all arrived in Deutschland on the 5th and are now living with our respective host- families. I have settled in nicely, my host family consists of a 28yr old  couple. They very nice and…

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First few days

Dear Diary, I’m exited to have arrived and ready to practice my German as much as possible. These last few days have been hectic, watching Brazil lose to Germany 7-1 in the World Cup, getting accustomed with the public transportation and the city, and using German for extended amounts of time.  Aber Alls ist klar…

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