0579 Escaping the Frankfurt airport (Germany 007â€”new)
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Now itâ€™s time to go to
But Iâ€™m actually excited about all the stops-- this way Iâ€™ll be able to revisit
I already explored
Iâ€™m sure there are airport employees who come here on bicycle-- so Iâ€™m determined to find out how they do it.
Thereâ€™s a chill in the air and snow on the groundâ€¦ I feel a sudden nostalgia for real winter weather.
Across the freeway I officially enter Kelsterbach. Itâ€™s a warehouse/industrial district-- and I realize I donâ€™t have enough time to make it to the town center and explore the town properly. But I still feel I deserve credit for my effort to escape from the airport on foot, so Iâ€™m going to let Kelsterbach count as a town.
I follow a snowy path into the forest and find a spot to take my clipâ€¦
On my way back from
2 Weeks Laterâ€¦
This time Iâ€™ve got more time, so I make a beeline out of the airport and head for Kelsterbach once again.
I soon pass the industrial district and into the heart of the town.
At first the town is only sort of interesting, with modern homes and a couple of large, modern churches. One thing that catches my attention is a Turkish cultural/Islamic center. I like the fact that the building blends in nicely with the neighbourhood, rather than being brazenly Middle Easternâ€¦ After the firestorm a couple of months ago about Switzerland wanting to ban minarets, I can appreciate more the efforts of Muslims just trying to blend in with the neighborsâ€¦ and I think they do that well here in Kelsterbach, at least architecturallyâ€¦
Then I reach the river and a more historical neighbourhood.
I was really lucky to get this layover, and the chance to experience