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Manhattan is visible from Westbahnhof

Manhattan is visible from Westbahnhof, so that is why it always attracts more moths to its light than the other places, lost up the dark and forbidding looking Gurtel where no one knows they are—I don’t know how they survive at all. 17 more words

Finally I arrive in Vienna, a febrile Westbahnhof, and already I wish I could stay longer than 3 days

Finally I arrive in Vienna, a febrile Westbahnhof, and already I wish I could stay longer than 3 days. I read about Austrian taxi drivers making a fortune ferrying refugees from the Hungarian border into Vienna, and sure enough walking to the hotel I saw a big people carrier disgorging what looked like a large Syrian family. 37 more words

My train trip to Munich and Vienna will be interesting

My train trip to Munich and Vienna will be interesting. On the trains back will I be swamped by migrants on the trains? Will the stations be “swarming” with migrants at Westbahnhof and Munich Hauptbahnhof?

The carpet in my Ibis Altstadt hotel was beautiful—all poppies. Like it was designed by some absolute opium addict

The carpet in my Ibis Altstadt hotel was beautiful—all poppies. Like it was designed by some absolute opium addict. A real German Thomas de Quincey. I was thrilled to discover they had a nice music channel as well! 90 more words

Everyday occurrence

Jeden Tag bemerken wir hunderte Details auf unseren Wegen von A nach B. Alles was instinktiv als unwichtig eingestuft wird, wird auch gleich wieder vergessen. Dieses Mal hab ich ein paar dieser Details abgelichtet als ich vor ungefähr drei Wochen an einem Sonntag unterwegs zum Westbahnhof war, um dort ein paar Basics für meinen leeren Kühlschrank zu kaufen. 87 more words

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