I was blessed to live in Germany for about 3 years of my life, from the summer of 1997 until the summer of 2000 (from 19 years old until 22). I was an Army wife in a previous chapter of my life and was stationed there with my soldier. I had an amazing little apartment nestled in the town of Bad Kissingen- my first apartment.
I always get nostalgic and homesick for this amazing part of the world this time of year. Christmas is magical there. I've been thinking how wonderful it would have been to have had this blog back then or gosh, even a digital camera. Germany became a huge and special part of my life and it's time to share it I think. I hope you can indulge some future trips down memory lane with me. Thursdays around here might become an avenue for just that. What do you think?
Here is a sneak peak of my little town of Bad Kissingen. It is about an hour and half southwest of Frankfurt, in the Bavarian region of Germany. Picture rolling hills and lush forest and endless fields punctuated by ancient castles and charming towns. The pictures below are of the Marktplatz or marketplace in the center of town and the rose garden. Both were favorite places of mine and as I write this I long to open my door and throw on my coat and walk to these treasures as I did so many, many times. I ache for it.
I have lots of my own photos to scan and stories to tell. I also ventured to Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Macedonia and Greece. Oh my.
It is hard for me to believe it's been so long ago since I left there. Even better to visit it all again in my mind and heart and share it with you.
To be continued...
Photos courtesy of www.berel-am-ries.de