Our Town

We currently live in Borken Germany, a city with a population of 41,000 people located 10 km (6 miles) east of the Dutch border.   According to Wikipedia, Borken was used by Charles the Great (Charlemagne) as a stopover in the year 800. 

Borken on a map of Europe

Borken on a map of Germany

Borken town center (photo credit: Christian Osterholt)

One of Borken's city towers (photo credit: Christian Osterholt)

Borken's St. Remegius church (photo credit: Christian Osterholt)

The University of Münster, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU), is a public University in Münster Germany.  According to Wikipedia (so it has to be true), the city of Münster was founded in 792, and currently has a population of 250,000 people (and 500,000 bikes). 
Aerial view of Münster
Information about University of Münster
Münster at night

Münster city center

Münster city center