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28 June 2010

Week 23: München

Filed under: — Administrator @ 15:14

The highlight of week 23 was a brief business trip to Munich which of course also provided the usual opportunities for exploring the place.

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But we start right here in the Playa San Juan area of Alicante, and one of my habitual watering holes, El Sitio. I was observing the couple with baby at the neighbouring table. A very typical scene; a passing friend stops to admire the baby:
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A few minutes later, the baby had a whole flock of admirers:
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Looking in another direction, older children out and about on their own–another common sight around here:
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Then on Monday afternoon I went to Munich for an all-day meeting on Tuesday.

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In the evening, we went for dinner near Marienplatz, the central square of the old city:
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Tuesday morning, a man readies his bar for the World Cup, starting the following weekend:
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A pissoir in a beer garden, also ready for the World Cup:
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Tuesday evening several of us went for dinner. Our guide was as lost as the rest of us:
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We ended up in a Biergarten on Viktualienmarkt:
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Our waitress brings what is considered small beer in Munich:
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Typical Munich food–no nouvelle cuisine here, thank you:
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Wednesday morning, just before heading for the airport, I went for a short walk in the centre. Viktualienmarkt is a delightful place, known for the beer gardens and butcher shops like this one:
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Just some light and shadow near Viktualienmarkt:
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Door detail near Marienplatz:
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Thursday evening, now back in Alicante, at our monthly wine tasting at the office:
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And finally, a self-portrait with Cheeta:
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3 Comments »

  1. Nice pictures! Let’s see now. Foreign travel, beer drinking, eating, wine tasting, exotic senoritas, no apparent work. If there is a job opening in your office, let me know about it.

    Comment by Larry Z — 29 June 2010 @ 13:57

  2. Very enjoyable, all of them. The “lost” guide is great, as also are the baby admirers, good to recognise all the hard work and joy involved.

    Comment by Brian Swale — 29 June 2010 @ 14:50

  3. usual wajsman well documented travel reportage. this time: bavaria, broads, booze (beer) and then wine?

    oh nathan!

    b.

    Comment by bruce — 8 July 2010 @ 22:31

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