Monthly Archives: May 2011

Day 10 Pipedreams Tour (Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Grasberg, Lilienthal, Bremen)

Day 10 – Tuesday, May 17, 2011   We left Cuxhaven and the North Sea coast early this morning, beginning the long drive inland to the Bremen area and our last hotel. The first organ today was in Osterholz-Scharmbeck, at … Continue reading

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Day 9 Pipedreams Tour (Petrikirche, Stade, Twielenfleth)

Day 9 – Monday – May 16, 2011 Rain is in the forecast for the day. Petrikirche – a brand new organ by Woehl in French romantic style, with many beautiful 8 foot stops. This is the 3rd in this … Continue reading

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Day 8 Pipedreams Tour (Altenbruch, Cappel, Neuhaus an der Oste)

Day 8 – Sunday, May 15, 2011 A more relaxed start this morning, we weren’t required to be on the bus until 10:30am, a welcome change that allowed us to catch up on some sleep. We drove a short distance … Continue reading

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Day 7 Pipedreams Tour (Weener, Stapelmoor, Dedesdorf)

Day 7 – Saturday, May 14, 2011: After several pleasant nights in Norden/Norddeich, we departed this morning with our ultimate destination Cuxhaven, also on the North Sea coast, and the Strandperle Hotel. This time, most people brought down there own … Continue reading

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Pipedreams North German Tour Group Photo in Cappel

Right click on the photo and save it to your desktop to make prints of this photo Pipedreams Group Photo infront of the Cappel Schnitger from 1680 Front row, spillover, right side: Cassel, Mariana; Combes, Lynette; Dabrowski, Doris; Hoermann, Elise … Continue reading

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Day 6 Pipedreams Tour (Pilsum, Uttum, Westerhusen, Rysum)

Day 6 – Friday, May 13, 2011 This morning started off with some internet problems.  I was hoping to post Day 5, but the network in the hotel was not working. It was heavy jacket weather today, the inevitably situation … Continue reading

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Day 5 Pipedreams (Norden, Dornum, Marienhafe, Osteel)

Day 5, Thursday, May 12, 2011:   Today was the first day at our new hotel, the Faehrhaus Hotel, in Norddeich, a seaside resort town just north of the city of Norden. I think the breakfast buffet was even better … Continue reading

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Day 4 of Pipedreams Tour (Neuenfeld, Buxtehude & Steinkirchen)

Day 4, Wednesday, May 11, 2011:   Today we left the Hamburg Renaissance Hotel and had an interesting situation with our bags, as the hotel has arranged for only two porters to bring down everyone’s bag. Needless to say, we … Continue reading

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Day 3 Pipedreams Tour (Lueneburg & Hamburg)

Day 3 – Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Today was a significant day, a trip to Lueneburg and churches that Johann Sebastian Bach knew in his youth – Michaeliskirche and Johanniskirche.  At the age of 14, Johann Sebastian Bach was awarded … Continue reading

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Day 2 Pipedreams Tour (Schwerin & Luebeck)

Day 2- Monday, May 9, 2011 We were off to an early start this morning, everyone was on the bus at 7:45, rolling on our way to Schwerin for our first stop of the day.  Schwerin is beautiful and the … Continue reading

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