Munich

April 22, 2013-Munich4DachauMemorial-5421

Memorial

  A memorial for the prisoners and victims of the Dachau Concentration Camp.  The post Dachau has all of the information of my visit there, just click here.  An exerpt from the post: “The Dachau Concentration Camp was the first concentration camp, and was initially used as a forced labor camp – where the prisoners […]

April 21, 2013-Munich3BMW13-5366

2014 BMW M4 Series

The new 2014 BMW M4 series coupe was on display in the BMW Welt.  This model retails for around 40,000€.. A bit out of my price range, but hey who knows. _____________________________ Usual Mechanics of Materials class this morning, except it was our last lecture due to a national holiday Thursday! On my afternoon run, […]

April 22, 2013-Munich4DachauGate-5393

Dachau

“Arbeit macht frei” (Work makes one free, a common phrase seen at camps).  The Dachau Concentration Camp was the first concentration camp, and was initially used as a forced labor camp – where the prisoners would eventually be let free.  With the onset of World War II, the camp became extremely over crowded, and the […]

April 21, 2013-Munich3BMW3Series-5332

Bayerische Motoren Werke

Bayerische Motoren Werke, or BMW, was first founded in 1917 in Munich as a company producing airplane engines.  During the first World War, production shifted to motorcycles, and the company rode the motorcycle boom until towards the end of World War II.  During the dark times of the war, the company used prisoners from concentration […]

April 19, 2013-MunichBeer-4955

Münchener Frühlingsfest

As stated in the post yesterday | http://cameronpiper.com/munchen/ : Every spring, Munich has something known as Münchener Frühlingsfest, or Munich Spring Fest.  This is an event very similar to Oktoberfest, but on a smaller scale.  The carnival takes place just south of the city’s center in Theresienwiese, where there are carnival games, food booths, rides, […]

April 19, 2013-MunichSpringFest2-4916

München

Every spring, Munich has something known as Münchener Frühlingsfest, or Munich Spring Fest.  This is an event very similar to Oktoberfest, but on a smaller scale.  The carnival takes place just south of the city’s center in Theresienwiese, where there are carnival games, food booths, rides, and tents such as the one pictured above called Festhalle […]