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Sunday morning was the day I was the most excited for: leaving for Berlin. Berlin has so much history and there are so many things to do! I woke up at 7 to finish packing and get ready to leave Gelnhausen. Saying goodbye to my...

Hallo,   Waking up early this morning 05h45 to be ready to arrive in Gelnhausen for 7h10 at 7h30 everybody was aboard on the bus direction to Heidelberg, to visit a castle from the middle age during end of 13 century to the beginning of 14 century...

This morning we met by groups at different places to carpool to a castle. It is a very old one built between the years 1200 and 1500. There were many original things in the castle. We could go up a tower where the view was...

Today was day 7 of the exchange. We had a full day at school to learn about very interesting subjects. First we watched a short documentary about the concentration camps of World War II. Then we had a very interesting presentation from one of the...

Today is a free day with our host family. Some of us will go to a beach from the surroundings, but I wanted to get to know my host family and hang out with them. So, I went with my German buddy Anna and both of...

Samstag   Today, we can wake up a little bit later which gives me enough time to finally give my host family their gift from me. The experience within this family has been amazing. I learn more about them every day and I discover something new about...

Guten Tag!   Today was day 4 of the exchange. We started with a presentation and a tour of Berfliche Schulen Gelnhausen. The German school system is actually fairly different from the Canadian one. They start with kindergarden and elementary school like us. But then when they...

Hallo,   When we first arrived in Frankfurt we were so excited to finally be in Germany, but also pretty tired from the flight. It was rainy in Frankfurt. The first thing we did was to go to the "Toiletten" which was the first word that we learned...