The end of our European journey began with one last corporate visit to Bunge in Mannheim, Germany. Only a short, ten minute bus ride from our hotel in Ludwigshafen, a mixture of saddness, happiness, or sleepiness could be seen on the faces of the students on the bus. To one...
May 27, 2011
The day started early as we departed at 6:45am to drive over to John Deere. Once we got to the facility, we were greeted by employees as we received a brief presentation about the company where we learned about the 18 countries they operate in, their sales and revenue, and...
May 26, 2011
Today we visited KWS MAIS Group in Einbeck , Germany. We walked into the large conference room and were all given multiple packets full of helpful information and also a cool KWS hat seen in the above picture. Our visit began with a short video explaining exactly what it is...
May 25, 2011
The morning started slightly later with breakfast at the hotel between 8 to 9a.m., and us leaving Leiderdrop, The Netherlands, at 9a.m. Cees, the bus driver who accompanied us and very kindly drove us everywhere within Belgium and The Netherlands, had to end his tour with us in The Netherlands...
May 24, 2011
Today started off with a light breakfast and then we packed our growing luggage on the bus and headed off to the McDonalds Food Town. We were not allowed to take any pictures of the inside, but you can trust us when we say it was pretty awesome. After stepping...
May 23, 2011
Today we went to the Real Future Store by Metro Group. We split up into two groups and were guided on a tour through the store. Our guide explained a little about each department and the innovations which make it a "Future Store." Our first stop was the CD and...
May 22, 2011
After a wonderful 5 days in Belgium, we were sad but excited to explore a new country. This morning was the first morning in The Netherlands. The start to the morning included buffet breakfast at the hotel which was followed by an educational presentation by Engelie Beenan, one of the...
May 21, 2011
The day began bright and early as we boarded a bus and headed out for the Netherland after a wonderful week stay in the beautiful city of Leuven . After a bus ride of about three and a half hours we arrived in Amsterdam. We picked up our host Ad...
May 20, 2011
Around 9 am Thursday we all boarded the bus to start day five of our trip. We were very excited to arrive at our first stop for the day Carrefour, a grocery store similar to Wal-Mart in style. Before we hopped off the bus, Professor Martens asked each group to...
May 19, 2011
Today, after a short bus ride, we were met by a Ms. An-Sofie Hendrickx and Paolino Miranda at what appeared to be a trendy sit-down restaurant. It turned out to be the McDonald's location we would be visiting in Waterloo, Belgium. It was one of the nicest McDonald's we have...
May 18, 2011

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