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A German Construction Disaster Comes to A Close Posted by on Oct 29, 2020

Finally! After years and years of delays and billions of euros over budget, Berlin’s new airport BER will finally open this Saturday, October 31. Just so you get an idea of how big a deal this is: The airport was supposed to open in 2007. You read that right, not 2017, but 13 years ago! The…

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Building a Carolingian abbey Posted by on Mar 19, 2012

As I checked the news today, I read an article about an extraordinary project in Germany that I want to share with you. In a Wald (forest) near the town of Meßkirch ,which is situated in Baden-Württemberg close to Bodensee (Lake Constance), a medieval abbey and village are going to be built – strictly under…

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