April 2 ~ Touring Northern Tyrol

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

On Sunday, we went to Innsbruck to visit the famous Goldene Dach, where Jakob Hutter was burned at the stake. I’ve seen lots of pictures of it, however, being here and actually seeing is another thing. That section of the city is very old, we're lucky that we're here before tourist season, they say it can get really crowded. It was Sunday morning and the bells in the neighboring churches started ringing. We went into Der Dom zu St. Jakob, which is another huge Catholic Church. I was watching from the back when the priest and his procession ca....

April 1 ~ Touring Northern Tyrol

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

We spent the last two days touring the Northern Tyrol area. There is so much to report that I’ll have to figure out what to leave out. It would take too much time to tell about it all! On Saturday, we went to look at the ruins of Rottenburg Castle. This is where 71 Hutterites met their death in the early years of the church. It’s only a short distance from Linde Lederer’s house, it would be a nice long walk to get there. While we w....

Grüsz Gott, aus Austria, Östereich.

Written by: The Bridge on Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

Anstatt sagen hello, sagen die Austrians "Grüsz Gott". This is just one of the many differences here in this country. From the airport we rented a van and Hugo Pollhammer lead us to his home. He is a farmer and he also has farmland near Brunkild, Manitoba. Silverwinds knows him quite well. He and his son farm both places at the same time, he travels back and forth between the two countries to get the job done. His wife Theresia made a go....

Flight to Germany

Written by: The Bridge on Friday, March 31st, 2006

Hello everybody! Welcome to 'The Bridge'! The intent of this blog is to try to keep people informed as to what is happening in Nigeria. I'm not sure what style this blog will develop, what I'm trying to make is something like an online journal. I want to try and capture the experience as it is, and not focus in on just one specific subject. I'll try to include as much variety as possible, so that people will be able to relate better to the experience. If there's anything specific that you would like, email me and I'll see what I can come up wit....

Introduction

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Hello everybody! Welcome to 'The Bridge'! The intend of this blog is to try to keep people informed as to what is happening in Nigeria. I'm not sure what style this blog will develop, what I'm trying to make is something like an online journal. I want to try and capture the experience as it is, and not focus in on just one specific subject. I'll try to include as much variety as possible, so that people will be able to relate better to the experience. If there's anything specific that you would like, email me and I'll see what I can come up wit....