Sign inside gate reads: May the example of those who were exterminated here between 1933-1945 / because they resisted Nazism help to unite the living for the defence of peace / and freedom and in respect for their fellow men.
The Birth of Hell (a.k.a. The First Protective Custody Camp) April 27th 2008 In 1933, Hitler had recently gained power in Germany and needed a new place to imprison his political opponents. Thus was the birth of the Dachau Concentration Camp, or KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau. The city of Dachau is over a thousand years old, even older than its close neighbor of Munich, and the buildings of the concentration camp date back to WWI, when they were used as an armaments factory. W ... read more
Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Dachau As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
My husband and I just moved back to Florida, but we lived in Maryland from June 2008 until October 2009, and we lived in Heidelberg, Germany from June 2005 until June 2008. I created this TravelBlog to share our experiences and pictures with our family and friends. We love to travel, so I hope that shows! :) I also love photographing new and beautiful places, so I hope you enjoy both the blogs and the photos!
This photo of us was taken in Nuremberg, Germany in early 2004.
The blogs begin with the Spring of 2006. Don't forget to check out some of my favorite photos from our past tr... full info