Larry's DATE 2008 Trip (2)
The picture above didn't come out very
well because of
the inconveniently bright light. I was suffering horrible jet lag and
had to study
for my speeches that I would have to deliver the next day. To make
worse, I was forced to
in a cafe, drinking coffee and eating chocolate mousse. For early
it was an
exceptionally warm day, about 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The sunshine was
I had to work in just a T-shirt.
This picture, above, is Neuhauser Street at
Street, facing down Neuhauser toward Michaelskirche (Michael's
Church). I didn't photograph that church because it's covered
with scaffolding at the moment.
The above picture is of the tourist map I
had. This is the area I stayed in during the week when I was not at
the convention center. At the lower left is Sendlinger Tor, the subway
station to get to the convention center. Above that, a blue ink X marks
my hotel. At the upper left, along Herzog Wilhelm Street is
Karlsplatz where I got off the train from the airport. To the right
along Neuhauser Street is Michaelskirche. Below that marked with
another X is Augustine's Bierhalle. Further down the street,
circled, is Frauenkirche, then at Marienplatz is Neues Rathaus,
followed by Altes Rathaus, Spielzeugmuseum and Heiliggeistkirche.
Hofbrauhaus is at the far right.
The above picture is looking the other way
down Neuhauser Street, a classic European pedestrian only street, which
I know because I walked a long way down this road looking for band-aids
for my blistered foot due to leather shoes that I'm not used to. Ironic
to walk due to a foot blister, but in tennis shoes it was not