Germany: Oktoberfest, Pork Knuckles and… Oktoberfest

After arriving by plane into Germany’s Munich airport I rushed to try and find a sim card while the rest of the group was pulling their bags. I found out that all the sim card stores had closed just 5 minutes ago. We were met by a very cheery Johannes (our airbnb host) and his father. They had a sign made up for us and quickly took us to their vehicles which were waiting outside. They had a large 9 person van and a 5 person car waiting for our group.germany-oktoberfest-me-britt-aussies

After a 45 minute or so car ride we arrived to the airbnb which is about 35 minutes from Munich city center where Oktoberfest is. We had the top floor of a 3 story house and the 12 of us slept in 4 different rooms. The place was spacious and our hosts were really friendly. The spoke english really well which made making plans throughout our stay much easier. They had a traditional German meal prepared for us and kept the beer flowing. (more…)