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About Beer and "The Nasty Girl"

A June 2001 trip to Passau by Barb B

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Quote: Where the Danube, Ilz and Inn rivers converge, the beautiful city of Passau supplies one of the most spectacular settings in Germany. Situated on a precipice overlooking the Danube and hemmed by wooded heights and ruins of Baroque monasteries. This enduring reminder of Celtic and Roman occupations, is now the pride of Bavaria.

About Beer and "The Nasty Girl"

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Passau Photo, Passau, Germany
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Yes, "The Nasty Girl" title was a "tempting lead"; however, it is an important part of the Passau story: Passau discovered an ugly chapter from its Nazi past with the release of the 1980s film "The Nasty Girl". This was the true story of one girl's quest and revelation of the carefully hidden history of her hometown of Passau. Anja Rosmum examined the past of many of Passau’s respected burghers, and ascertained that some had secretly been active Nazi’s. Her courageous revelations resulted in her being victimized and physically attacked. The movie is still shown on TV from time to time. On the far side of the Danube lies the Oberhaus Castle, built in 1219; toda...Read More

St. Steven's Organ Concert

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Attraction | "St Stevens Organ Concert"

St. Steven's Organ Concert Photo, Passau, Germany
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The driver said, "Off the bus, up the hill on your left." Ok, we got off bus number 3 and followed the crowds up the hill. It was 11:40 am and if we missed this performance -- no second chance! We were leaving Passau at 6pm and the next performance was not until 7pm. So, push a little, squeeze a little and try to pay your 4-DM and get in before they close the door. It happens at Noon! Made it! Finally got through the door and slapped down 4 DM (about $2) -- grabbed a program ....Darn, its all in German! No seats left....oh; up near the front there are some folding chairs. Lets squeeze in. The church bells start to chime, a Priest ascends the alter and welcomes everyone -- in German....Read More

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St. Steven's Organ Concert
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Passau, Germany

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Barb B

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