Aumeister und Oktoberfest
September 26, 2012
Germans gather in beer gardens to hang out, socialize, and of course to drink. The house in the background there was the old hunting lodge for the prince of Munich. I find it funny that people often end their strenuous runs and bike rides in beer gardens with a nice liter of beer. I thought you were supposed to drink Gatorade after you work out.
This is where we are attending church, Freie Evangelische Gemeinde. It is a stones throw away from Oktoberfest. Thus, the members are being trained to share their faith, and then teams are going out and witnessing at Oktoberfest. Wonderful idea! After all, people have come from all over the world for this fest.
On our way home riding the subway. Melody is tuckered out from the morning festivities. I must say that Oktoberfest was a disappointment. It is basically just one huge county fair with the same old rides, plus tons of beer. That must be why the locals do not go to it.
Here we have just gotten off the subway and will hop on our bikes and ride back to the apartment. You can see that bicycle is the popular mode of transportation here. We got our bikes from the fleamarket. They were very cheap, but I have already had to change 2 flat tires, and work on the brakes.