and your favorite is the spice section. in the america cafeteria, one finds giant containers of ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard. here, it’s giant containers of krautersalz, paprika, curry, and all sorts of delicious spices.
with the help of a telephone book, you do end up finding and meeting those long lost family friends. the same house. the same people. just about 35 years older. and they have a granddaughter your age!
you catch up with the people in the photos over some kiwis, red peppers, some sort of meat, and quark. an interesting combination. but it’s a bit surreal seeing the people in the photo move, talk, and just be real. you learn about what has happened since the last time they left taiwan. and the story only becomes more interesting as you hear new details.
you say goodbye to the most-kissed girl in the entire world. the Gänseliesel (literally geese girl), traditionally is kissed when one receives their doctorate diploma from gottingen university. unfortunately, the real one is in the city museum because someone once decapitated her! so you are really saying goodbye to the replica.