Day 8 - Hamburg Unfortunately I was unable to attend the excursions for the day, but I did take a bus to the city center for some dinner and to run some errands. The city center is a very interesting place to be; it’s an eclectic mix of foods and stores, as well as an [...]
Day 7 - Hamburg After a long train ride, we arrived in Hamburg and immediately went off to our dinner reservation. The restaurant we went to was particularly fancy, and I was surprised that I liked the food at all, considering that I’m very much not a fan of seafood. I really enjoyed walking along [...]
Day 6 - Prague Today we toured the Škoda factory, and as cool as the BMW factory tour was, I definitely thought Škoda’s cars were more interesting. It was especially cool to see the older models they had on display in their museum. It was also interesting to see how their production line was similar [...]
We took a tur of Hamburg today. Our guide lead us through the city and told us the history behind the land marks and buildings. We even got to see the first stock exchange.
Our day started with a boat tour of the port. On the way, we got to see the crowds gather for the pregame for the Hamburg soccer scene. Although they lost 3-2, they were still in high spirits. We then travelled through the Speicherstadt which is the worlds largest contiguous warehouse complex. At high tides [...]
Today I went out on boat tour which went around the bay of Hamburg where we could hop on and of at sites. One of the stop we got of at was the prototype museum of cars. Then after went to the red light district where we had a Beatles tour of the area of [...]
We went on a boat ride across the port today. I got to see most of the boats docked here at Hamburg.
Today, we toured the Port of Hamburg and all the docks that are connected to it. The Port of Hamburg is the 3rd largest port in Europe with cargo ships getting loaded and unloaded every hour of every day. The Port has a maze of sub docks that all lead to the main port, then [...]
After our dinner at an Italian restaurant on the port, we traveled to Miniature World. Miniature World was set up in an arrangement of classic scenes from each country from Europe and the United States. In each of these countries, there were trains and other vehicles that moved along tracks and roads just like they [...]
Another fun day. Got up early and went the fish market. Was going to go with some of the other guys but got up too late and decided to go it alone. It was a fun experience exploring the city and market on my own. After I went on the boat tour, Proto Museum, Beatles [...]