Never forgotten

By Kaitlyn Coakley

November 9, 1938: Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass” across Nazi Germany. This fateful night, when the Nazi’s terrorized, burned, smashed businesses and homes belonging (primarily) to the Jewish population. However, targeted individuals also included homosexuals, individuals with physical and mental health disabilities, and many more based on a variety of different reasons for persecution. Thousands of people were arrested and immediately sent to concentration camps. Police turned away, and this night has not been forgotten since.

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Spring Tour 2016 – Greece

Hayley C. Lemens offers an insight into her personal experience, which she gained during the tour and in many conversations with her fellow students and with people she met.    The views, opinions and positions expressed by the author and those providing comments on this post are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of the Portland Kulturprogramm or any employee thereof.

 

For the second half of Spring Tour we found ourselves in Greece after a short ferry ride from Italy. We visited many different and interesting places from monasteries to ruins to cities. These places include: Meteroa, Kalambaka, Itea, Delphi, Corinth, Nafplio, Mycenae, Epidauros, Athens, and Olympia. We all loves Greece and were impressed that we were able to visit so many places with such variety. I would love to return to Greece as the history, architecture, art, and food were all absolutely amazing! One of our favorite parts Continue reading “Spring Tour 2016 – Greece”

Spring Tour 2016 – Italy

Hayley C. Lemens offers an insight into her personal experience, which she gained during the tour and in many conversations with her fellow students and with people she met.    The views, opinions and positions expressed by the author and those providing comments on this post are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of the Portland Kulturprogramm or any employee thereof.

 

Spring Tour started off in Italy and officially ended in Italy. The towns and cities we visited were very different from each other and each had their own way of being interesting. These places include: Padua, Ravenna, Florence, Assisi, Rome, The Vatican, Montecassino, Pompeii, Vesuvius, and Venice. I think it is impressive that we were able to visit so many places across Italy. Continue reading “Spring Tour 2016 – Italy”

Spring Tour 2016

Hayley C. Lemens offers an insight into her personal experience, which she gained during the tour and in many conversations with her fellow students and with people she met.    The views, opinions and positions expressed by the author and those providing comments on this post are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of the Portland Kulturprogramm or any employee thereof.

 

Early one February morning the time had come to leave Salzburg and begin a new adventure. We were to drive to Italy and made our way south while enjoying famous artworks and a hike up Vesuvius. There we took a ferry to Greece where we traipsed through ancient ruins and enjoyed delicious food. Finally, at the end we made our way back into Italy to enjoy the canals of Venice. Continue reading “Spring Tour 2016”

Besuch auf dem Schrannenmarkt

Am Donnerstag, den 21. Jänner haben die Studierenden der Gruppen Deutsch 102 und Deutsch 202 den Schrannenmarkt besucht. Die Rechercheaufgaben der Studierenden aus Deutsch 102 kann man hier ansehen. Die Studierenden aus Deutsch 202 haben den Markt mit allen Sinnen erlebt und darüber kleine Absätze verfasst, die in diesem Blogeintrag zusammengefasst sind. Die Rechtschreibung und Grammatik wurde verbessert, aber die Inhalte weitestgehend beibehalten.

GRM 102 und GRM 202 auf der SchranneGRM 102 und GRM 202 auf der Schranne

GRM 102 und GRM 202 auf der Schranne

 

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Helfen auf dem Christkindlmarkt

Verfasst von Taryn Carroll (GRM 311)

Rotaract Stand auf dem ChristkindlmarktRotaract Stand auf dem Christkindlmarkt

Rotaract Stand auf dem Christkindlmarkt

 

Als Taryn sechzehn war, hat sie ein Austausch nach Deutschland mit Rotary gemacht.  Taryns Gastgeber war der Rotary Club Neuss im Distrikt 1870. In Deutschland hat Taryn manchmal etwas mit Rotaract gemacht, und sie hat es toll gefunden. Wir haben gedacht, dass es wird schon, wenn wir etwas mit Rotaract in Salzburg machen können. Wir haben dem Club ein email geschickt, und sie haben uns zu einem Meeting eingeladen. Continue reading “Helfen auf dem Christkindlmarkt”