Monthly Archives: December 2012

Training Trip – Day 14

Today I had a good breakfast and then attended mass at the main Catholic Cathedral St. Petrus in Osnabrück. It is a magnificent church. I got some odd looks since I went in my sport coat and not in a … Continue reading

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Training trip – Day 13

This morning only after a few hours of sleep I met up with Derick, his girlfriend and another friend from the Netherlands. We drove over to Bad Iburg to meet with some other co-workers at a really cool restaurant called … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 12

Tonight was the Chassis Systems Business Unit Christmas party. We met at the Bahnhof (main train station) and started with some Glühwein to stay warm. After a short walk in the rain we made it to the main event avenue, … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 8, 9, 10 and 11

This week was more training at work and a couple of visits to the Weinachtsmarkt. It snowed a good bit and was pretty cold but at least the snow made everything look pretty. The food at the work canteen is … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 7

Today I visited Philip’s parents in Bad Iburg with Philip and his girlfriend. The town of Bad Iburg is beatiful with an old castle near the city center. Philip’s parents were very nice and even had a Nikolaus present for me! … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 6

Today I slept in and then went downstairs for an easy breakfast. I still cannot get over how good the bread is here. After breakfast I hopped in the car and drove all over Osnabrück to try and figure out … Continue reading

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Web Article about Weihnachtsmarkt in Osnabrück

http://www.weihnachtsmarkt-deutschland.de/weihnachtsmarkt-osnabrueck.html This was the google translation so it is a little rough but gives you a good idea of what the Weihnachtsmarkt is. “Accompanied by the scent of freshly roasted almonds, the historic Christmas market in Osnabrück occurs from 26 November … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 4 & 5

Yesterday I had line balancing training all morning and then started meeting with the other departments in the afternoon. Very interesting jobs and it always amazes me at how much goes into building a car. Met with Project Controlling and … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 3

Today was another good day at work. It snowed a good bit over night so the car was covered when I woke up. Lunch was good with a pork cutlet, fried egg, skillet potatoes and onions with a pickle. Started … Continue reading

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Training Trip – Day 1 & 2

I left Greenville on Monday at 2:00 and flew to Washington Dulles. It is a huge airport and I felt like I was walking forever to my next gate. When I arrived the 777 was already there and ready to … Continue reading

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