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Spirit of Jasper … Train Excursion Extraordinaire

A few years back I got to visit the Spirit of Jasper train while touring the area. I loved the old train depot … And how they have reinvented the train cars. Now visitors can choose from several excursions to Read more >

Peaceful and Reflective Destination

Indiana has a few destinations that almost force you to slow down: St. Meinrad, New Harmony and (my most recent destination) Ferdinand and the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. While my visit was on a dreary fall day, the beauty and Read more >

Jasper, Indiana Strassenfest Celebrates City’s German Heritage

My friend, Jared, who grew up in Jasper, said I would love Jasper’s annual Strassenfest (Stra├čenfest, if you can write in German). It’s the annual festival dedicated to the city’s German heritage, back when a large group of Germans moved Read more >

Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, August 4 – 7, 2011

If you’re German, like Germans, or just want to hang around a bunch of Germans, visit the Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, from August 4 – 7. This year’s festival, with the theme “Living – Giving – Growing…Together,” celebrates the Read more >