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Finally in Rome!

  It took 36 hours in transit to get from Honolulu all the way to Rome, Italy (by way of San Francisco, Newark and Montreal) but I’m finally here! A few mishaps along the way — like leaving my credit … Continue reading

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From the sleepy town of Wittenberg …

Today was our last full day of the tour, and we visited the large Martin Lutherhaus and Philipp Melanchthon museum where I was most interested in hearing about the family life of these two giants of the Reformation. Luther was … Continue reading

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Eisleben and Halle

   We are now settled in to our rooms at the Colleg Wittenberg, having visited Martin Luther’s birthplace and death place at Eisleben and Georg Frideric Handel’s birthplace, Halle. Unfortunately I lost today’s pictures when I lost my phone somewhere … Continue reading

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A mighty fortress

  A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing. Well, what else would you expect a bunch of Lutherans to sing after visiting the Wartburg Castle where Martin Luther spent translating the Bible into German? Our tour leader, Dr. … Continue reading

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Weimar and Buchenwald

  It just wouldn’t be Germany without a Bratwurst from Thuringia, which hit the spot as we visited Weimar today. The weather changed drastically this morning and for once, I’m glad I had both my jacket and my coat. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Mecca for Bach pilgrims

My shuttle to  Logan airport came 15 minutes early so in my haste to pick up my luggage, I left my fleece jacket at Edith Ho’s. In the lost and found department I have been hopeless on this trip. After … Continue reading

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