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Food for thought in Munich

Dark beer at Hofbräuhaus, Munich
Joe enjoying a dark beer at Hofbräuhaus, Munich

So clearly hitchbiking wasn’t working, at the most we got a few sympathetic gestures and a couple of looks that said ‘I certainly would help you guys out if only my car was bigger / I wasn’t turning off at the next junction / had the time to help’ depending how carefully you read the expressions.

Luckily for us we had noticed every hour or so a bus go by that had a trailer for bikes, we decided that a bus to the nearest train station would be the next best option but as Joe read the timetable we realised that just as we’d clocked on to this handy service there was a three hour gap in its schedule and so out came the Red Dwarf audio books and a pretty blissful three hours of the best sci-fi comedy ever written (in my humble opinion), the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is up there too of course. Joe was entertained too as he had what looked like a great book on travel in Laos that I must get hold of at some point.  Continue reading Food for thought in Munich