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Student Photo Gallery: Germany, France, Belgium

Fall 2013 Semester at Sea students are exploring Europe in a whirlwind while simultaneously capturing each culture through their own experiences and photos. Ranging in experiences both urban and rural, students opened their eyes and absorbed as much as they could in their sprints through Germany, France, and Belgium. This collection of images is a small sample from the SAS shipboard community.

Cows graze in a field as France's Church of Mont-Saint Michel looms in the background. Photo by Professor Michael Petrus from University of Virginia
A peaceful moment in the Notre Dame du Havre Cathedral, in Le Havre, France. Photo by Trevor Fairbank from San Diego State University
Left: A Belgian musician captured by Brian McGuffog from New York University.  Right: One of endless file drawers with records of Jewish prisoners at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp outside Hamburg. Photo by Kenzie Martin from Colorado State University
A bit of old Le Havre architecture remains, juxtaposed in the shadows against the new. Most of Le Havre's buildings were destroyed during WWII. Photo by Sarah Bond from Pennsylvania State University
Portrait of a German man for an assignment in Michael Petrus' Photograph class on the voyage.  Photo by Chris Venegas from Southern Methodist University
A woman shares seed from her hand with birds outside Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris, France. Photo by Cody Varela from Pace University
Étretat, along the coast of the English Channel, is famous for its alabaster cliffs and rocky shoreline. Photo by Aylin Ozyigit from Pennsylvania State University
Left: A fresh view of the infamous Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Photo by Bryan Cargill from University of Oregon Right:  A stunning view of the alabaster cliffs in Normandy, France. Photo by Kaitlyn Squanda from Alma College
Rows of crosses mark graves at the American cemetery, in Normandy, France for those who lost their lives in WWII . Photo by Lauren DeLeo Syracuse University
Colorful boats docked in a harbor with a few churches visible in the Netherlands. Photo by Ashley Lushinsky from University of North Dakota Grand Forks
A leap in the air in front of one of the remaining sections of the Berlin Wall in Germany. Photo by Jackie Robertson from Boston University
One of the many lovelocks found affixed to bridges in Paris. Photo by Monica Scroggin from Florida Gulf Coast University
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