Making Connections in Europe with Tour With the Arts

Taken in Ravenna, Italy. Nate Fratzke blending right in with the local Italians and the the rest of the Wartburg gang following clode behind.

Taken in Ravenna, Italy.
Nate Fratzke blending right in with the local Italians and the the rest of the Wartburg gang following clode behind.

Taken near Venice, Italy. On the bridge leading to the island.

Taken near Venice, Italy.
On the bridge leading to the island.

Taken in Venice, Italy. The streets of Venice are paved with water and make for the most beautiful rides around the city.

Taken in Venice, Italy.
The streets of Venice are paved with water and make for the most beautiful rides around the city.

Taken in Salzburg, Austria. Each lock represents someones love for another. The key is thrown into the river below so their love will never be removed.

Taken in Salzburg, Austria.
Each lock represents someones love for another. The key is thrown into the river below so their love will never be removed.

Taken on our way to Salzburg. A beautiful view and a wonderful experience to have our tributes under these magnificent mountain ranges.

Taken on our way to Salzburg.
A beautiful view and a wonderful experience to have our tributes under these magnificent mountain ranges.

Taken in Vienna, Austria. A tree is given it's own apartment. It pays it's rent by producing oxygen and keeping the building smelling more fresh.

Taken in Vienna, Austria.
A tree is given it’s own apartment. It pays it’s rent by producing oxygen and keeping the building smelling more fresh.

Taken in Bratislava, Slovakia. BeAbout is some of the most delicious American food I've ever had. Ironic that it's in Slovakia.

Taken in Bratislava, Slovakia.
BeAbout is some of the most delicious American food I’ve ever had. Ironic that it’s in Slovakia.

Taken at the St. Matthias Church in Budapest, Hungary. Everyone in the choir family has a light in their heart that shines bright during every performance.

Taken at the St. Matthias Church in Budapest, Hungary.
Everyone in the choir family has a light in their heart that shines bright during every performance.

Stopping for lunch near Arad on our way to Budapest. We found a play area and needed a break from sitting on a bus all day.

Stopping for lunch near Arad on our way to Budapest.
We found a play area and needed a break from sitting on a bus all day.

Taken at Hammersdorf, Romania. The Wartburg Choir planted onions at the Astra Outdoor History Museum.

Taken at Hammersdorf, Romania.
The Wartburg Choir planted onions at the Astra Outdoor History Museum.

Taken in Istanbul, Turkey. Each city we've traveled to has been a stepping stone on the way to this beautiful city.

Taken in Istanbul, Turkey.
Each city we’ve traveled to has been a stepping stone on the way to this beautiful city.

Taken in Eisenach, Germany. People can whisper on one side of this arch and someone else can hear you on the other.

Taken in Eisenach, Germany.
People can whisper on one side of this arch and someone else can hear you on the other.

Taken at the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany. We all need to keep looking forward but never forget where our roots are. Taken with Drew Peeler and Wes Carlson.

Taken at the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany.
We all need to keep looking forward but never forget where our roots are.
Taken with Drew Peeler and Wes Carlson.

Taken in Eisenach, Germany. At the automobile museum we got to see the Wartburg Car.

Taken in Eisenach, Germany.
At the automobile museum we got to see the Wartburg Car.

Taken in Neuendettelsau, Germany. You can see the similarities between the St. Laurentius Kirche and the Wartburg Chapel.

Taken in Neuendettelsau, Germany.
You can see the similarities between the St. Laurentius Kirche and the Wartburg Chapel.

Taken in Colmar, France. Everyone stopped for some ice cream and lunch in this beautiful town.

Taken in Colmar, France.
Everyone stopped for some ice cream and lunch in this beautiful town.

Taken near Öhringen, Germany. You can see the obvious and beautiful difference between civilization and nature.

Taken near Öhringen, Germany.
You can see the obvious and beautiful difference between civilization and nature.

Taken in Milan, Italy. At the International School of Music in Milan, everybody had a blast singing and playing with children of all nationalities.

Taken in Milan, Italy.
At the International School of Music in Milan, everybody had a blast singing and playing with children of all nationalities.

Taken in Pisa, Italy. We all need somebody to lean on.

Taken in Pisa, Italy.
We all need somebody to lean on.

Taken in Florence, Italy. In the Boboli Gardens, paths open up around every turn.

Taken in Florence, Italy.
In the Boboli Gardens, paths open up around every turn.

Taken in Florence, Italy. Graffiti found during a walking tour.

Taken in Florence, Italy.
Graffiti found during a walking tour.

Taken in Sibiu, Romania. As traveling craftsmen would travel through Sibiu each would leave their own nail or crest in this pole.

Taken in Sibiu, Romania.
As traveling craftsmen would travel through Sibiu each would leave their own nail or crest in this pole.

 

~Brett Schwickerath

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