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GERMANY | Friday, 7 July 2006 | Views [511]

I wish now that I'd've written down before I'd left what I expected from each country, especialy Germay because I don't think I expected it to be bad, but I definantly didn't expect it to be this good and the people this friendly.

Driving in Germany from the west Basicaly Holland, but we were in Belgium for a moment after taking a wrong turn, but anyway, heading toward Frankfurt from the west of Germany and as Game time approaches, we realise we're not going to make it there so we stop in the next town we go through.  Although Mickey spends most of his time asleep in the van the rest of us watch the match at a bar where the bloke who owns the bar has set up a big screen in the shop window facing his bar so people can sit outside and watch it.  this bloke is incredibly friendly he looks after us well with cold beer well topped up and then takes photos of us and offers to email them to us, I'll try and add them.  there's even a random old German bloke who comes up to us at half time and says hello and tries to have a conversation with us, but with his, not great English and our terrible German we didn't get very far,

anyway, Germany won the game so everyone was happy and we were out of there, back on the road towards Frankfurt.  by the time we arrived, it was quite late and dark so we just found a carpark in the hills somewhere and pulled in and went to sleep.  when we woke in the morning though we saw that it was not just a carpark but a park and there were toilets and loads of space to kick a soccer ball about.  it took all of us to go to the toilets, use them as a shower and whatever else and to come back to figure out that Herin means boys and damen means girls, so we all used the wrong ones, I read damen as DA MEN.  all slightly cleaner than before and ready to go

Down the hill toward the centre of Frankfurt where we parked the van on the side of the road and walked away from it.

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