"All We Are is Dust in the Wind"- Potsdam


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May 22nd 2011
Published: May 22nd 2011EDIT THIS ENTRY

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The chapel of Schloss Sanssouci
Today we hit Potsdam to see some castles. After the longest weekend ever, we were all pretty much beat, but we managed to drag ourselves out of bed again at 7 AM to get ready to go. It was a 45 minute train ride to Potsdam and we stored our stuff in the station lockers and got some AWESOME gelato before setting out towards Schloss Sanssouci (Castle Sanssouci).

The park and grounds were HUGE. We walked through the vineyard and the chapel, and then around to the Chinese teahouse, called the Dragon House, I believe, and then up towards the main castle gates. There were a lot of cool things here but walking through it was cooler than typing out everything here, haha, and the pictures are really the important part. We stopped at the edge of the grounds where Potsdam University started, because they are using the two castles that were meant to be serving buildings as administrative offices. Lucky~

Then we took a bus to the Dutch Quarter and had some lunch. We had beer with sprite, which sounds weird but is TOTALLY AMAZING and we are going to do this once we get back to the
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Inside the chapel
States because it's so good. :D

Basically after that, we headed back to the station to collect our belongings and start the journey back. It took about 4 hours to get back to Dresden. I'm completely exhausted, but man, it was one hell of a weekend. I wouldn't be able to keep this pace up, but it was seriously amazing. I have to wake up tomorrow to do my first middle school observation session PLUS teach tomorrow night, so tomorrow is kind of an eajskfjkdsjksa ick busy day for me. Time for sleep!


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Raise the roof
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I take such amazingly classy photographs
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Leaving the chapel
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The vineyard + fountain
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Me and said things
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Statues + windmill
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Going up towards the botanical building
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Done in Rococo style~
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This was supposed to be a group shot but I should have told Dr. G he could adjust the zoom back, because we are all cut off lmao
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Close-up of the sun-king decor
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Back in the back of the vineyard building
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A bathtub fountain
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"Statue"tory rape, best statue EVER
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Dragon House, the Chinese teahouse
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This leads towards the main castle, we walked this whole thing
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The orange garden house


23rd May 2011

Good Luck
You are such a good writer and such a sweet girl. I Like reeding your block and am happy for you that you love your life a lot. My life unfortunatly is the opposite its just plain horror. I will pray for you at the Evangelische Kirchentag in Dresden next week. Have a look at that event to, it is supposed to be nice. I wish you a good time here in germany.

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