Here are the rest of the pictures for this post. :)
On my delightful evening alone, wandering the town center before meeting people for drinks, I took many, many pictures. Here are a few, and the rest (as always) are on Flickr
First, we have my dinner:delightful, wonderful Döner kebab.
Colorful buildings, church spires, and cobblestones:
Iron statues and glassy ponds:
Nikolaikirche, started in 1280 and finished in 1450 (my reference):
I learned that Greifswald was for a long time Swedish!
The Washingtonians with their dreary summer won't understand, but perhaps the New Jerseyans and their Extreme Heat Warning Summer of Doom will: I AM SO EXCITED TO BE COMFORTABLE, OUTSIDE, WEARING JEANS.
Beautiful details everywhere:
(a close-up of the poem on that wall is here)
Such a small town, such contrasts:
Such a small town, such a lot of deliciousness:
Ich bin dein Gummi Bär,
P.S. the Eis is Quark (say-it-with-me: "kvark") und Heidelbeere: cheese curd and blueberry. More delicious in German than English, no?
P.P.S. People look at you strangely when you photograph your beer.