S: Deutschland 2009
BC: Designed By: Crystal McGlothlin
FC: Deutschland 2009
1: around Germany. We went to a fairy tale | This year we got to adventure | took a river boat cruise, and explored a | few towns near Ben and Melaney's house. | castle, concentration camp, the Black Forest, | We were so gracious that Ben and Melaney | let us come visit and stay with them again. | Hope you enjoy our 2009 trip around Germany! | Our Second Germany Adventure | April 13,2009 - April 23, 2009
2: The beginning of our Germany Adventure April 13, 2009 | Departed San Antonio at 6:36A.M.
3: Arrived in Chicago at 9:16A.M. | Arrived in Frankfurt, Germany April 14, 2009 at 6:55A.M. | Departed at 3:45P.M.
4: First Day in Germany April 14, 2009
5: Summer's Birthday Cookie Melaney & I decorated
6: Our Rental Car | Mercedes Benz
8: Driving in Germany Stunning views of cities and country side.
10: Yield | No Passing | Passing Okay | Signs we encountered while driving the Country Side | Speed Limit | Lifted
11: Signs we encountered while driving the AUTOBAHN | Sign for Autobahn | Speed Limit | Exit | Trucks & Buses No Passing | Caution | Tunnel | No Autobahn | Exit-Gas & Food
12: Things we saw on the way to Hohenschwangau, Germany April 15, 2009
13: The drive was six hours.
14: Our first night in Hohenschwangau Exploring April 15, 2009 | Our hotel and Our Meal | Neuschwansten Castle view from our room
15: Hohenschwangau Castle | Different Views | Jagerhaus Hotel on Left
16: Schloss Neuschwanstein April 16, 2009 | Views from the walk to the castle (Schloss) after being dropped off by the bus. The Lake and town above. Another town in the distance to the right.
17: Different Views & Aspects of the Castle
19: bridge sits across from the castle | view from inside the castle
20: As prisoners entered the camp they saw these words, "ARBEIT MACHT FREI" written on the entry gate. Which means Work Sets You Free! | Toured April 16, 2009
21: One of the original desks used to check prisoners in. The words above, "Rauchen verboten" mean No Smoking. It was placed to play mind games. | Below: Propaganda
22: Right: Watch tower and where the barracks were before being torn down. | Above: Our tour guide and the blue prints to the camp. Right: Lay out of the camp.
23: The inside of the barracks and center picture is an example of the mass over crowding. | Restrooms | Wash Stand
24: Above: Old word for Shower Room. This word is not used now.
25: Memorial for the dead. Rods are in the shape of humans. | Memorial Box contains ashes of prisoners. Wall says NEVER AGAIN in different languages. | Memorial The triangles represented the different groups of prisoners. Everyone wore one.
27: The drive back from Dachau
28: Our Dinner | Potato Soup | Dessert | Pork Roast, Dumpling and Sauerkraut
29: Evening in Hohenschwangau
30: Triberg, Germany The Black Forest | The Black Forest is known for their Cuckoo Clocks. | April 17, 2009
31: The World's Largest Working Cuckoo Clock
32: Triberg Wasserfall We had a little hike to the wasserfall. When we got there it started sleeting.
34: Getting ready to go to the Air Base April 18, 2009
36: The Air Base & The Planes Ben Works On
37: Summer | Jurni
38: Ben & Melaney's Car we borrowed! | Look how small the TWINGO is...
40: River Boat Cruise Koln to Rudesheimer April 20, 2009 | We got to see a ton of different castles and then spend a hour in the town Rudesheimer.
48: Chocolate Museum in Cologne April 21, 2009
49: The process of making chocolate candies.
50: The process of making Truffles. | Old candy machines | In the museum
51: In the gift shop. They make all kinds of things out of chocolate.
52: Things we encountered while walking in Cologne April 21, 2009 | Above: Some men sitting in their lawn chairs in a intersection with their car behind them, watching the construction across the street.
54: Cathedral in Cologne April 21, 2009
58: The conclusion of our Germany Adventure April 23, 2009 | Departed Frankfurt,Germany at 12:20 P.M.
59: Arrived in Washington at 3:06 P.M. | Departed Washington at 7:05 P.M. | Arrived in San Antonio at 9:44 P.M.