Photo Album of the Plautdietsch Mennonite Heritage Tour to Germany, Strasbourg, Switzerland and Holland, July/August 2012.


First day supper in Worms

Our guide telling us the Luther story in the first built reformation church in Worms

The reformation monument in Worms

Shopping in Sankt Goar on Rhine

Gary Waltner from the Weierhof opens their church for us

Gary leading us around the Weierhof

Concentration camp Struthof near Strasbourg

Supper in an old monastery, converted into a hotel

Ascend to the Geiskirchlein or Chapel of the Goats, Jura

Worshipping in the cave of Geiskirchlein

Emmental, church in Bowill

Bern, view of the old city

Our group, in Bern

On our way to the Jungfraujoch with the cograil train

View from the cograil train

Jungfraujoch: on top of the world

You better stop here before falling of the top of the world

Wonderful view of the Aletschglacier at the Jungfraujoch

Hot air balloons landing next to our hotel on August 1, the Swiss national holiday

Schloss Trachselwald in the Emmental

The Haslibachers in front of their Hof

Lunch at Dursrutti near Langnau

Zurich, at the home of the Grebel family


'In this house lived Conrad Grebel from 1508-1514 and from 1520-1525, who together with Felix Mantz started the Anabaptist movement'

The monument of Michael Sattler near Rottenburg am Neckar

Picturesque Freudenberg

Russlanddeutsche museum in Dettmold, depicting the story of the Mennonites in Siberia during the Cold War

Singing in the hidden Mennonite church of Pingjum, Friesland

Zaanse Schans

Mennonite Singel Church in Amsterdam