Wartburg Choir European Tour 2014, In Photographs

Over the course of 28 days, Wartburg Choir traveled across 8 different countries and sang more than a dozen concerts. Here are just a few photos that scratch at the surface of the experience I had.

–Kamryn Kronschnabel

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Transylvania, Romania

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The church of our first concert – Sibiu, Romania

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Sibiu, Romania

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The Hungarian countryside – it looked a little bit like home.

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Overlooking the Danube in Budapest, Hungary

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No idea what I ordered for lunch in Bratislava, Slovakia – but that’s all a part of the adventure, right? (And yes, it was extremely tasty!)

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Another familiar sight – near the Slovakia/Austria border

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Hundertwasserkunstbauwerke – An unorthodox set of apartments in Vienna, Austria

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Downtown Vienna, Austria

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The fabulous Emily Bell and I in Austria (fun side-note: I visited Europe two years ago and I’m pretty sure I hiked up one of those mountains in the background)

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Meine Lieblingsstadt! Salzburg, Austria

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Our first glimpse of Italy – that blue water, holy cats!

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Venice, Italy

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After singing mass in St. Mark’s Cathedral – Venice, Italy

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The breathtaking Duomo in Florence, Italy

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“Abduction of the Sabines” – Florence, Italy

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Florence, Italy

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Florence, Italy from the top of the Duomo

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

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The International School of Milan, Italy. These kids were definitely one of my favorite audiences!

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Possibly the best pizza I’ve ever had in my life – Milan, Italy

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That ceiling, though – the 900-year-old site of our concert in Colmar, France.

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For the curious, this is escargot, and it tastes like a cross between a buttered mushroom and clam – Colmar, France

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The church in Neuendettlesau, Germany

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My tour roommate Elizabeth and I with our host mom from Leipheim, Germany – I was super-sick, but she was incredibly nice and really helped me feel better.

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SDG – Soli deo gloria, the same words engraved on Dr. Nelson’s music stand. Taken at the Bachhaus in Eisenach, Germany.

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The namesake of our college – the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany

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The Festungssaal in the Wartburg Castle – Eisenach, Germany

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Eisenach, Germany

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Our host family from Eisenach, Germany. Our host mom was the biggest sweetheart ever!

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The Blue Mosque – Istanbul, Turkey

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An authentic döner from Istanbul, Turkey

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The interior of the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul, Turkey

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