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"syphilis is coming down from auckland"

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 20 February 2008 | Views [798] | Comments [2]

it's half past nine, i am finally sitting in my bare room, feeling a bit lost and tired actually. at least the internet works, so i can keep myself busy and don't give in to my first night here in my new home. today was orientation day for international students. heaps of information about the uni, insurance, driving but a lot of fun as well. for example: whoever finishes his vegemate sandwich first gets all his books free the first year... gross, a bit like "i bet you will". 

best bit of the whole day: health information. basically, it was about getting pregnancy tests for free in the health center, always use a condom or don't have sex at all and the best bit (you could tell the lady was having a blast talking about it) sexually transmitted deseases. that's where i got my title from. it's what she said: "syphilis is coming down from auckland". she also said "gonorhea is big in hamilton" ;-)

it was just plain awesome.

well, afterwards i moved. roger and riaan picked me up at the hostel, together with all my stuff and my 10$ matress i bought at the salvation army store. don't wanna know where it has been before and who slept on it, i think i'd be disgusted. but i don't care anymore. i'm quite used to it now, having been to ireland and spain. 

i cleaned my room - no comment. water was black. just from the build-in wardrobe and door and wall. don't wanna think about what's lurking in the carpet. maybe i'll be eaten up by insects by tomorrow morning ;-)

maybe i should really join my new flatmates in the lounge in front of the tv. we have sky and a ps2, but no dryer or dishwasher... whatever.

i feel so tired, it was a bit too much today. maybe i'll have a lazy day tomorrow, hanging at jenny's pool the whole day. good idea.

gonna stop now, hope to hear from you soon since i've got broadband-inet 24/7 now ;-)

chers, birke

Tags: university




Hola chica!

Didn't know you were already in NZ.!! That's sooo cool!!

For howlong are you going to stay there?!

I just came back from a short trip to Barcelona..
And you know.. it's treu.. Barcelona in winter is not that much fun.. jejeje!!

Well.. good luck with finding a car! :)
And travelling around!!
All my friends who have been there.. Said NZ is the most beautiful country in the world!
So.. it cannot be to bad! :) ;)

Well.. Enjoy and take care..


  Sandra Feb 21, 2008 7:21 AM


You should decorate your room as soon as possible. It helped me feel at home when I first got to Germany.

  Liam the Ami Feb 26, 2008 7:42 AM

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