Munich: Day 1, Part II by Gianna Shepherd

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After Dachau, we cheered ourselves up with some Starbucks in the Munich train station.  We couldn’t help ourselves!  We needed some coffee to prepare for the Springfest happenings.
I really do not know how to describe Springfest other than the happiest place on Earth.  Just imagine loads of happy people with all the food and beer in the world singing and dancing and having a great time.  Is that not better than Disney World?!
I really wasn’t expecting to enjoy myself so much.  Actually, I don’t even know if I knew what I was expecting in the first place.  So many people focus on Oktoberfest and all the crowds and what not so I was worried that it would be way too many people which would ruin all the fun.  Quite the opposite!
The food was incredible.  The beer, which I’m not even a beer drinker, was delicious.  The music was the perfect mix of traditional German songs and popular American songs.  Not that it even mattered, because I’m pretty sure we all pretended we knew every single word in German anyway.  The atmosphere was unbelievable.  Just so…HAPPY!!
I think the best part of the whole night was we were completely exhausted and ready for bed at midnight.  Yes, that’s the old lady in me speaking.  But seriously, after all the beers and dancing and singing, my bed felt like heaven.

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