Sunday, February 25, 2007


I went to Bamberg to visit with my grandfather and uncle yesterday. I hadn't seen my grandfather since I graduated high school - he doesn't do planes, and I took summer school every year of college.
It was nice to see him though his sense of "humor" does not mesh with mine at all. He'd make comments and laugh, and I'd just be looking at him like he was insane. I went with another LT that's inprocessing with me and she had me drive since her baby kept her up all night. Driving in Germany is kind of scary - a lot of the roads that would be considered highways in the States are only one lane in either direction so in order to pass cars, you have to drive into oncoming traffic. It's especially bad considering how curvy the roads in Germany are (there were a few instances where I couldn't believe that I was actually in a passing zone).

Anyway, here are some pictures of Bamberg (I didn't have that many to choose from because I've been there so often that I didn't take many pictures, and the ones from inside the church really didn't turn out).

Der Bamberger Reiter - Bamberg Rider

One of Bamberg's most famous monuments - it's inside the Dom (cathedral)

St. Michaelskirche ( a former monastery)
As seen from the Rose Garden of the Neue Residenz (new residence)

View of Little Venice and the crane from the Old Rathaus

(you can see part of the facade on the right)

1 comment:

Jdizz said...

I really have enjoyed reading your blog. I am in the process of contracting into ROTC this fall as an MS III, I have gotten some really good information. Thanks for posting your experiences.