This morning we had some pretzels and rolls for breakfast and then the Schaefer's came back over. We decided it was up to them what we did since they don't live near here. They decided seeing Augsburg would be great.
|Anna, on Anna Street by the Anna Passage :)|
|Love this one!!!|
|Brad with the Kuka robot in the city hall|
|Lainie with Brecht the playwright.|
|In the Gold Hall, inside the city hall (Rathaus)|
|Me and a chick we met|
|Grampy with a samurai outfit|
We headed out next to the gummy bear store. They don't have this particular store in the Schaefer's area of Germany, so even they like it! Free samples of EVERYTHING you want!!
We saw some more sights around the city.
|I love this building! I keep taking pics of it!|
|Throwing snowballs in the canal and watching them come out down the way :)|
We went to the Fuggerei. The Fuggerei is the world's first social settlement. The best way I can describe it is, it's the first "projects." A super rich dude named Jakob Fugger saw that some older people from Augsburg who worked hard all their lives were left penniless as they aged. They were good church-going folks. He built this complex to house them in and charged them something ridiculous like $1/year. In return they had to pray for his family. Good deal! It's a very peaceful and lovely place. It's completely enclosed by a wall and nowadays you can pay a small fee to come in. You can wander around and see the place and they have a couple museums inside, and a small chapel.
|With Jakob Fugger|
|A bunker underground where the residents took shelter during WWII|
|A photo of some of the damage done to the Fuggerei in WWII.|
|Inside one of the apartments|
We had a very nice time in the city today! For dinner we went back to Kaelberhalle inside the Hasen Braeu brewery.
|Stefan's dish was a wurst salad. Never seen anything like it back home!|
|Brad and his Dad ordered the Wienerschnitzel, but had them add mushroom gravy all over it. They loved it!|