rothenburg ob der tauber, bamberg & salzburg: welcome mom & gale!

In the last two weeks of June, Mom and Gale came to visit me in Munich! I’m finally blogging about it. On the day they arrived, we hit the ground running to stave off the jet lag and to pack in as much of the city as possible on the sultry summer day before the rain arrived.
From the top of St. Peter – the first “must-see” every time I have visitors!
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bamberg & erlangen

This post is a bit late in going up on the blog – but the semester ended today – so onward with blogging!
 
The last weekend in January, I traveled up to Bamberg and Erlangen, two really beautiful towns. They both lie in the state of Bavaria, but in a region north from Munich called Franconia. They speak a different dialect there than they do “down here” in Bavaria-proper, and a fun part of traveling around Germany is listening to the accents and dialects of the various regions.

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