When we arrived at the hotel the whole gang booked together, Natasha from Russia was already there and what an amazing feeling it was to see her again! While the others arrived we went out to eat and brought back a few beers, which I was so happy to find cheap since in Puerto Rico we are not used to having cheap German beers. The rest of the group arrived and we basically had a party in the hotel room until 3:00 a.m. So the next morning we were finally ready to explore Frankfurt all together and find a place to eat. This part was a little difficult due to Nazi and Anti Nazi protests that were going on simultaneously throughout the city center, resulting in blocked streets as you can see in one of the pictures below. We finally reached Roemer Square, a very beautiful and pretty touristy place to eat, but hey we WERE tourists, even the Germans with us. Part of the adventure of traveling for me is to try new foods, so I ordered something called Hand Made Cheese with Music because I was curious what they meant with "music". Well I had to find out the hard way, it was not tasty, so I suggest if you are ever curious in Germany like I was don't try that dish. To be even more helpful, there's a picture of the dish so you immediately recognize it and avoid it. After this, we walked throughout almost the whole city center and got lost trying to find the Main Tower, which has a panoramic viewing terrace for tourists, but ended up being closed due to the protests when we found it. Then we had some snacks and beers at the Sky Garden, which is a rooftop restaurant at an amazing mall we had near our hotel. After getting provisions and enjoying burgers at a different restaurant we went back to party again at the hotel.
On the third day we went for brunch at the Sky Garden and said our goodbyes. I stayed with Beni from Italy exploring Frankfurt for a little longer and this time we were able to go up on the Main Tower, as you can see in the picture above. The view was breathtaking and I was so glad to share it with Beni, this made me feel like we were Albany students again seeing the view from the Empire State Building for the first time. Soon after, we were heading back to the train station and had to say goodbye, but at least for a little while since we were going to see each other again while I stayed in Italy. Before getting there though, I had a few more cities to visit, the next one being Berlin, which you'll read all about in the next Europe Diaries post! So if you want to stay up to date you can follow me on Bloglovin', Facebook, and even sign up for the mailing list.