Munich, Munich Take Me In

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(I’m just waiting for my phone to charge before I go to Dachau so I apologize for the typos and misspellings, I’m on my iPhone). Yesterday the couch surfing guy never got back to me and I was literally on his door step but with no wifi I had no idea how to get in touch with him. So I had to train back into the city and ended up doing this maybe 4 mile loop trying to find a hostel. I didn’t have wifi so I used some instincts like locating the nearest Starbucks. But my phone was dying and I was about 2 miles outside of the city center at that point. I know hostels don’t book the day of, or it’s difficult to do that, so I wandered through the city center again. I found a large group of kids with an older leader of sorts, and again, using some instincts I’ve picked up from traveling, a group like that must be heading towards a hostel. I stalked the youth group πŸ˜› about a half a block behind them as to not seem crazy. They lead me right to this hostel that looked really crowded but fortunately, they had a room for me! I met a French Canadian named Xavier and shortly thereafter we went out for some German food. I had Munich schnitzel and a liter of dark beer (putting the Irish pint to shame). It’s nice to see a city on a weekday just because most European cities have a crazy night life on the weekends.

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4 thoughts on “Munich, Munich Take Me In

    Liz Mason said:
    08/04/2014 at 6:41 pm

    If you can find an open beer garden with some sunshine … you will be channeling me about xx years ago … had a great internship with Compaq Computer in Munich

      Jack Viere responded:
      08/04/2014 at 6:46 pm

      There’s one right off of Arnulfstrabe, the street where my hostels on; it’s a few blocks from Marienzplatz. It’s upscale, though. So I feel underdressed. I’m trying to find somewhere right now for dinner…

        Liz Mason said:
        08/04/2014 at 6:49 pm

        Also if you get to a grocery store, look for Quark in the dairy section, it’s a spreadable cheese that I had almost every day on rolls for breakfast

        Jack Viere responded:
        08/04/2014 at 6:50 pm

        The French Canadian in my hostel room got that and two bottles of wine…

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