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Was taking photos on the streets near the Christmas Markets when I was approached by another photographer, asking me whether I am using the X-E1. We chatted for sometime and turns out he's a pro with a history of M6s and was carrying 2 XPro1s with different lenses. He gave me some tips on where best to shoot the night markets. Lucky, really, as It turned out where I was was t the main Xmas markets at all. The night would have been very different I didn't have my X-E1 with ...
As in snow flakes are landing on my head and face type snowing.
This is sooo cool!!!!
Once i realised whats happening I started chasing around hoping to catch the flakes.
After a way turning around in circles it dawned on me how stupid I must be looking.
So i moved into a park to catch snow flakes.
Unfortunately, it's easy because it's very light, very much like trying to catch a flower petal.
Still, it was a lot of ...
... to know.
The Polizi was kind enough to let me through the barricade and judging by their SOP it's clearly not a murder homicide. One of them kindly guided me to the hostel and remarked, a bit embarrassingly, "have a pleasant stay in Frankfurt".
After sorting out my checkin (room ready by 4pm) and getting a cleaned up I ...
... it also hosts Knight's Tournaments and dinner event (which they were having while we were there - we totally crashed a castle party).
When we got in the car the boys had so much energy that we decided to visit the neighboring Alsbach Castle before heading the rest of the way home. Schloss Alsbach, formerly Schloss Bickenbach was a fortress castle. It was built by the Lords of Bickenbach in the 1200's. I can't find much information on ...
... walked the streets of Mainz, spent a long time in an Irish Pub (where I was greeted by Guinness, Jagermeister - courtesy of the bartenders, and some other beer) and finally made it to some club/bar, where I had a conversation with one of the rudest people in the world. Seriously, every time I tell Kathrin about the people I encounter here, she is so surprised that I meet them. I tell her about being randomly spoken to by old people at bus stops, or ...