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... George fancied a beer so we went to the Irish pub so he could treat himself to a Guinness for his birthday. Real surprise at dinner. Music started playing and all the waiters brought in a beautiful birthday cake for George with sparks flying everywhere. We hadn't expected it so had no camera. Fortunately our friends took a picture. They are going to transfer it to us asap so we can post it. George ran and got ...
So I may go back and do a post for the first day/getting there, but for now, nah. So today's been a good day so far, Koda woke me up at about 12:30 (half an hour after he woke up himself). After eventually getting ready, we went to a place called Grillepalast for breakfast, looked into getting our hair cut and highlighted, looked at video games (cheaper than America, even with the exchange ...
She must have seen how much I was stressing out and worn
down because the darling didn't charge me for the computer
time or the pages I printed. She just waved it off in a
'you need something to go right today, I can tell' sort of
Indeed she was right.
... besides a giant Segway gang, since the weather was crummy. We got a recommendation (from a Düsseldorfer named Iman, Chris' mutual friend from 2 unrelated parties) to go to a classic German restaurant called Uerige- with authentic food. We ordered gouda cheese, pickled eggs (they brought out a guide of how to prepare these in German and explained it to us in German) ...
... when you have a toothbrush
with your name on it) and said my goodnights.
It has been a bizarre day, and although I technically lost
everything that crossed my path...with a home away from home,
a second family and flat mates who wish I could stay...yeah,
I've definitely won.