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... and so I fill up with the cheapest petrol yet (about £1.15 per litre). It’s a cold, wet and windy morning and as I have brought mostly summery clothes the warm clothes I have don't really match, I dress in a delightful outfit of ankle length combats; black knee, length socks and white trainers; a thermal long sleeve top; a rugby shirt and 2 scarves. It is only when I am in the supermarket and a man walks past me ...
12:35, 5-16 I have many random thoughts today. I am staying two nights in Bern, as it is quite a lovely city. I got a preview last night of the city with no charged iPod camera to bring. I am going out this afternoon to take pictures and buy a few neat trinkets. I saw a wild bird swinging a golfclub, all made out of stone and wiring. That kind of raw material art interests me. I met a very happy girl at Starbucks in the old city of Bern. Her smile was contagious. She ...
... covered shopping promenades in Europe.
Then there's the universal postal monument designed by an Australian for
an anniversary of global postal service and no doubt a familiar icon to
all postal workers everywhere. After walking around this monument
several I think I choose the correct statue representing Australia
amongst all the continents passing the mail to each other. It's a
terrific monument set in a lovely quiet part ...
... which also turned out to be right by our hostel. We decided we had done enough walking for the day then so we went back to the hostel, where we met another Aussie called Leon and watched the last 10 minutes of the Da Vinci Code (in German.)
We stuck around in the TV room for a bit and eventually the Simpsons came on, again in German. It turns out the Simpsons is even funnier in German, for ...
... though. He seemed like one of the most varied artists but still everything was very much him. The exhibits were well done and you could really start to get an idea of his entire body of work. He’s definitely worth the google.
Next stop: Bern proper. Little known fact- Bern is actually the capital of Switzerland! It was kinda sleepy because we were there on a Sunday and in ...