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We then endured a diamond factory excursion for an hour or so - a bit annoying as there are so many other things to see here!! We wandered around the area near Central Station, tried the croquettes (hot food option dispensed from a machine), tried local cheeses and then had tapas and tried the local beer before heading off.
It wasn't long before we were on the Autobahn in Germany - a highway where you can travel as fast ...
... headed down to the imperial castle ruins about 20 mins down the Rhine. They happened to be closed (of course) but I wasn't going to let a sign that wasn't even in English tell me what to do, so I did what any other Mitchos would do and jumped the fence! So worth it, it was soo cool inside. I went to a little Beirhaus near the castle and got a nice cheap goulash soup and a beer. I asked for the local beer, which was this tiny glass of dark looking beer. But turns ...
... After passing some lively pubs filled with people of all ages in costumes signing and dancing along to German music, we decided to grab a quick bite to eat and then join them. We only had one slight problem... we weren't in costume.. We thought maybe we could play the stupid American card here (it usually works), but the bouncer would not let us in.. After getting turned down at a few other places, we decided to head back to the hostel early and get some rest to prepare us ...
... music from them, with crowds of people standing around them dancing. The atmosphere was great, but the costumes were even better. I went up and talked to a couple who painted their faces as famous portraits. They said that they hand-painted their portraits every year, and on the outfit they wore were the names of every artist whose painting they had used. Apparently, there were a lot of tourists in town for the event, because a group ...
... and more energy than ever before, I jumped into my new adventure! NEW ZEALAND HERE I COME!
After saying goodbye to my parents, my lovely little brothers and my friends there was no way back...I had to do this all by myself! Some watery eyes and a lot hugs further, I really had to go to the customs now...Was I sure? To leave ...
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