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Kris pays a visit

Posted in General at Saturday, August 13, 2005 9:58 PM W. Europe Daylight Time

Yesterday Christian and his girlfriend Mariana from Venezuela went to Leipzig on their road trip through Germany. I was happy giving both a place to stay. Kris has also been a "Zivildienstleistender", a social service instead of joining the army after school. We got in contact after he was writing an article for the magazine that was delivered to each Zivi about once month IIRC. Since 1998 we stayed in touch by e-mail. As he's a real (and only) cyber-friend of mine, we first met in 2003 when he visited Leipzig for an Ultimate tournament. Yesterday was the time of out second meeting.

I prepared Aline's Noodles for them as they didn't have something well prepared for about four days. When Marci came back home we opened the bottle of wine they brought as a present. Later we went to "Besser Leben", which was crowded as always around 10:30 PM. The alternative was to check out "Schlechtes Versteck" here in Leipzig, Schleußig. We had nice conversations and a little bit too much of beer. In the end the whole company was really drunk, so the decision to leave for our beloved bed was easy to take. Kris was even in the state of taking a nap in the restroom and on the floor afterwards.

Marci woke me at 8:30 when he finally left for his 60 day trip to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. I wish him all the best for his journey!

We got up at 11 this morning (with a little residual alcohol as expected) and started with a good breakfast. Afterwards we went to the city to see some of Leipzigs museums and architecture. Unfortunately my knowledge of Leipzigs history and architecture is very shallow and I couldn't explain that much. I think I'll have to work on that subject. Nevertheless, Mariana was pretty happy to see some of the artisan's work that make the city attractive (at least to me) and I hope she liked it.

On our way back home we decided to visit the "Südvorstadt" where most of the student's life in L.E. takes place and see the beautiful buildings there. On our way we even were invited to a party.

Just for the record: The coffee count for Mariana reached its maximum today at five cups until they left. Of course she's got the chance to have more on their way to Dresden. :-)

Thanks Kris and Mariana for your visit, I'll be happy to host you again. Hopefully I'll find time and money to visit Bordeaux!

Now playing: Bugge Wesseltoft - Moving - Lone

Sunday, August 14, 2005 7:16:47 AM (W. Europe Daylight Time, UTC+02:00)
Hey Knochenraupe,
really cool that you have a blog now, too... so I can always check what's going on in your life. You see, it's not as boring as you told me... there's a lot to write about.
...see u in some weeks. will be back soon. :)

your fat krissi
Thursday, August 25, 2005 3:13:05 PM (W. Europe Daylight Time, UTC+02:00)
Servus Axl, thanks again for hosting us. The evening at Besser Verstecken or whatever the name of this lovely East-German-Woehnzimmer was unforgettable... I like your blog a lot and I envy the easyness of this pre-prepared stuff. Once upon a time I had to program all this by my own... and therefore I'll stay bullheaded and with my system. It's also roenning. Soe inglisch we spoek woes woeri nois, it haes tue bi ripietit!!! Enjoy my friend,

Christian
Tuesday, September 06, 2005 8:13:18 PM (W. Europe Daylight Time, UTC+02:00)
Hola Chico,


I just want you to know that one Venezuelian coffee means five German coffees. I will let you try one to send you on a tropical proactive trip - whether under the grey sky of Lipstick or between coconut girls, pina colada and the crystal clear water of the Caribbean Sea.

COME, COME, COME, COME. BOOK NOW VENEZUELA - WHERE EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE!!!

Besos,
Mariana

P.S. Have you "telecharger" Arovane and Global Communication??? If not at least "telecharge le soleil"!!!
Mariana
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