Well, it is Freitag (Friday) and we are almost through our first week here. Here’s a breakdown of my thoughts & emotions at this very minute:
New sounds-The city is constantly buzzing with the sounds of the street trains (metro line) and the ding ding of the bike bells as they announce to the people/cars around them they are near by, the voices of people talking to each other or on their phones (windows of our flat are always open), the horns of the cars, and then the very distinct and different whine of the ambulances (we live near a hospital so we hear them daily).
Learning by Observing-Every morning I’ve been going to the same cafe on the corner of a busy intersection, I sit and drink my coffee and watch. I bought a new and better pocket dictionary, and have started looking up the words I see on…
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