Had a quick turnaround in Munich again before heading north. It was so nice to be in a house where we didn’t need to lock our belongings in lockers every time we left our room, and not fighting off people with flyers for Game-of-Thrones tours.
Began the day in Munich late, and met up with another Swattie and his girlfriend, L & H, at the science museum (Deutsche Museum). This place is huge! And if I had played in that physics exhibit as a kid, physics probably would have come as second nature.
Here is L, playing Usher on a string contraption.
There was also a special exhibit on nanotechnology, a wonderful collection of musical instruments (go midday i.e. 10:30 or 14:00 if you want a demonstration), and a walk into the past of computers.
We made our way afterwards to Marienplatz to hear the Rathaus-glockenspiel clock sing at 5 and watch the figurines. T explained to us that the top figurines tell the marriage of Duke Wilhelm V (it included a knight joust). The bottom figurines are emblematic of Schäfflertanz, or the cooper’s dance, something about loyalty to a Duke and a plague.
Afterwards, it was time to say goodbye! T will be spending time with family while I continue northward.