Monthly Archives: March 2014

Venue Scouting and Quedlinburg: March 31, 2014

Update from the Coach– With this being our last fully open day for touring, we set plans to go to an assembly plantĀ and museum of the automobile industry in Germany (I believe VolksWagen). However, thisĀ also being the day before we … Continue reading

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Berlin: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Update from the Coach– Today was filled with a big day trip to Berlin. We got to breakfast early and to the trains for the 10:08 AM. The trip took a bit over an hour and forty-five minutes, then out … Continue reading

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Wernigerode: Saturday, March 29, 2014

Update from the Coach– Today was scheduled purely for leisure time. So, after breakfast (9:00 AM-10:00 AM) we walked to the station and caught the train for Wernigerode (pronounced Ver-Neh-Gurr-Oh-Dah), a medieval village that was part of East Germany post … Continue reading

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Today’s Plan

Sightseeing is on the agenda. Visiting ONE of the small towns like Wernigerode or Wittenberg is the plan. To get an idea of the sites they’re considering, scope the Uncommon Travel Germany website (great pics and succinct descriptions). [Will let … Continue reading

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Sustenance

Resting on the flight and at the hotel after arrival into Magdeburg, the team had their first taste of German food.

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Have Arrived

After a one hour delay in Minneapolis yesterday (for a mechanical issue), Team RKRS arrived safely in Magdeburg! All checked in at the hotel by 7am this morning (U.S. time) everyone was off to their rooms to rest up after … Continue reading

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And They’re Off!

Eleven of the Benilde-St. Margaret’s School’s ACS Team RKRS seniors met at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport this afternoon to take the first steps to the 2014 RoboCup German Open. Here’s a visual recap:

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