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Apr 25, 2018 - Monday in Buxtehude

Monday was a beautiful day in Buxtehude. I first came to this town in 1994 and this is my 7th visit but first without being part of the student exchange. We went to school in the morning where I met a few colleagues from previous exchanges. Melanie was a part of the 2004 exchange and Kristina was in 2013. I walked through the town and remembered previous visits. I got my lunch at the train station-a doner kebap. Then I got an ice cream. Back at school Herman and I watched the teachers play soccer at 6 PM. They play every Monday and in the...

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Apr 25, 2018 - Tuesday and Wednesday

My last two days. We went to the Airbus factory then the Altes Land with a lunch by the Elbe. We finished the day Tuesday with a visit to Stade. North Germany is really a beautiful place. Today I had a last walk through Buxtehude then home to pack and get ready to leave. I never know when or even if I will return but I know I hav have friends here and many happy memories!!!

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Apr 22, 2018 - Saturday and Sunday

Two very busy and enjoyable days. Saturday started with a train into Hamburg. We went to an art exhibit of Thomas Gainsborough. He was an 18th century English painter famous for landscapes. It was a very good exhibit. Then we had a special tour of the Hamburg town hall. The tour was done in PlattDeutsch which is a dialect of German. I of course do not understand but the building and rooms were beautiful. Then it was off to the soccer match. It was Hamburg v Freiburg. On the way in we ran into a student from the 1996 exchange. The match was...

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