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Oct 3, 2012 - Running the Deutsche Bahn gauntlet

3 Oct 2012 We left the hotel about 10 and headed to the Hauptbahnhof to get a train to West Langendreer to meet David, Lena and Tommy for brunch. It was very quiet - public holiday (Reunification day) - the only real activity was at the station. Firts steps no probs - bought tickets at the machine and got the 10:14 train. Sent text to David saying we were on our way. A few minutes later we were there. Train left, we were the only ones on the platform. We thought "might as well walk - found the street and walked towards where we thoughtvthe...

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Oct 2, 2012 - In you get!!

2 Oct 2012 A big journey ahead today so up at 6:15 and breakfast at 7:15. Then we farewelled the breakfast lady and went downstairs to check out – the taxi drew up and we were away. At the station in plenty of time, found the platform and boarded the train. Selected our seats facing the right way and we were off at 8:45. Fine weather, sun shining, pleasant scenes as we travelled via Neuchatelle to Basel SSB. Conductor thought himself pretty important, demanding our passports, and pointing out we hadn’t filled in our Eurail cover sheet...

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