Reformation Tour—Epilogue

Yesterday we said our goodbyes to those who had become our neighbors on the cruise, and to each other. The Wife and I and Ann had the earlier flights with different stopovers. Terri left later. Breakfast at the hotel was rushed because of the time of our flight. It was the first time I had … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Epilogue”

Reformation Tour—Day 11

We spent the morning on a bus tour of Berlin. Berlin is not a particularly old city by European standards, but it is even younger in appearance because it was essentially rebuilt after World War II. At the same time, Berlin is very old for its age. It has enough history in the last one-hundred years … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 11”

Reformation Tour—Day 10

Today, as we traveled from Wittenberg to Berlin we also traveled forward in time from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth century as follow the Reformation forward in time. We drove north from Wittenberg to Worlitz Palace and Gardens, which were created by Duke Leopold III of Anhalt-Desault (1740 to 1817) after returning from a … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 10”

Reformation Tour—Day 9

Our big day had finally arrived. We were sitting in the lounge at 8:30 a.m. waiting for the cruise director to call our group to board the bus to Wittenberg. I had spent about an hour in the Word earlier in the morning and was prepared for the day. Now, I was itching with anticipation. I … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 9”

Reformation Tour—Day 8

We left Dresden early this morning and arrived in Meissen by 8:00 a.m. If you know porcelain, you know of Meissen. And if you know me, you know I wasn’t going on the porcelain excursion. Nothing against porcelain, but I am on a Luther quest. So, while the other members of GSB team reverted to … Continue reading “Reformation Tour—Day 8”