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Month: October 2007

Hosteling

Zagreb

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I arrived at 11:00 PM at the bus station. Everything was quiet. I knew that the tram stopped at 11:30 and that my hostel was located somewhere in the heart of downtown. Following my directions, I found an ATM at the bus station, got some money, then found the tram. After piecing together which tram went where, and which direction ...

Europe

Prague

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Unfortunately, the computers in this hostel are located in the bar area…soo we’ll see how much I get written before I get interrupted and/or can’t focus any more. There are people starting to show up so I imagine it will get fairly rowdy before long.

First – in general. Prague was a very different experience then the other cities I’ve ...

Europe

Oktoberfest Day 3

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After pushing hard the previous two days we took it easy Sunday morning. We slept in until about ten and then kicked around the hostel until about twelve when we went for a bite to eat. After washing up we decided to stop by Oktoberfest and pick up some pictures. From there we planned to head to the old town ...

Food

Castles, Lakes, Oktoberfest & Fall

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All right, I finally figured out what a Czech Kruna is worth, managed to get some food, and have some semblance of an idea what I’m doing. That said, back to it:

Luckily Oktoberfest ended at 11 pm as I mentioned in the previous post. Another bit I forgot – during our walk back around the Cathedral/city on our way ...

Food

Oktoberfest @ Munich – Day 1

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Woke up bright and early Friday morning to meet Amber. We connected without any problem and then both made our way to the U.S. consulate so she could apply for a replacement passport. After a long bit in line we connected with our ride, a cool carpool service that they have in Germany. Cost us 20 Euro ...

Hosteling

Frankfurt

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I’d browsed the internet and tried to book a ticket in advance to Frankfurt from Berlin, but the prices were the same both in station and online. It was getting late, however, and the in-station office had closed. There were 3 options I didn’t understand for each of the main train stations. Different tickets, meant a $20 difference in price, ...