Burg Hohenzollern

A week or so ago, Julia, some friends and I visited the Hohenzollern Castle which is about 20 minutes away from Tübingen. It is thought to date back to the 11th Century, making it hundreds of years older than anything that can be seen in the states – it is pretty incredible. The castle has been rebuilt many times over the years and was often inhabited by German royalty. Here are some pictures from the trip:

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Computer Crash!

Unfortunately, the server hosting this website crashed last week and the last backup that I ran only had information through December. In other words, the posts that I made about Germany have been lost.

I’ve put up a new server hosted by Amazon Web Services – I am always impressed by how easy it is to setup one of these things. I put up an Ubuntu 12.04 instance, copied over my WordPress backup, reinstalled WordPress and then put up a new instance of Redmine, which I use for project management. All of this took just a few hours.

Anyway, the new server should take the problem of crashing out of my hands – Amazon backs everything up so I shouldn’t have another problem like this again.