Actually....Wust, Tangermünde, and Jerichow...I didn't want to have to write 3 entries

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Stork nest in Wust
Well boys and girls, it was an interesting weekend here in Mittel Deutschland. Not because of the wonderful, interesting things that happened--although there were a few--but because I found out what it must have been like living in the German Democratic Republic (old East Germany). A little background on why we were where we were.
Wust is a small town of about 400 inhabitants. Originally it was land owned by a noble family, the von Kattes. After several hundred years, the death of the Wust von Katte line, and the German Democratic Republic, Wust became home of a summer school for Germans to learn English from native English speakers. Well, the summer school is in its 18th year and they were nice enough to invite us to Wust to sing for them.
Saturday the group went by car to the city of Tangermünde, a medium sized city on the Elbe river that will celebrate its 1000 year anniversary in September. It really is an incredible town. The transition from all of the other cities we have visited is amazing. Instead of the walls being built of stone like the others, it is built of red brick. Just check out the pictures, you'll understand.
Today, we sang for a church service Jerichow. Not really much to say, other than an incredible building and really cool modern sculpture. It's a brief and somewhat boring update, but I'm trying to get some research done for a paper that's due tomorrow. I'll take more time on my next update.
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Stork nest in Wust
Stork nest in Wust
The outside of the summer school f…
The outside of the summer school …
Modern von Katte crest
Modern von Katte crest
Tangemünde city wall
Tangemünde city wall
View of the Church spire
View of the Church spire
Elbe River
Elbe River
Pumping water
Pumping water
White dove and watch tower
White dove and watch tower
Me and a door frame
Me and a door frame
All the pretty cakes
All the pretty cakes
Inside the Kloister Jerichow
Inside the Kloister Jerichow
The courtyard of the Kloister Jeri…
The courtyard of the Kloister Jer…
Don Quixote and Sancho
Don Quixote and Sancho
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
Mirror Mask tower, if youve seen …
Mirror Mask tower, if you've seen…
Mirror Mask Tower
Mirror Mask Tower
Bell Towers of the Kloister Jerich…
Bell Towers of the Kloister Jeric…
This pillar is in the crypt of the…
This pillar is in the crypt of th…
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