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Nuremberg on way home, hospital, smoking.
Posted by Nick B. (formerly in Erlangen) on 2019-05-14 01:53:42
Really? Well, come to think of it, I'm struggling to think of a place that you (what I've learnt about you over the years, anyway) should like as well as Schanzenbraeu...nope, can't think of one.

It is a pretty dismal city for Kneipen and Bier. 

Me, I'm back at "home" with Mrs & doggoes after 13 nights in hospital -- Europe's largest, apparently. Was on O2 for 12 days straight. Lost 10 pounds of muscle despite eating as high a protein-laden diet as possible, owing to the open-mindedness of the nutritionist ladies that consulted with me. Breathing is slowly improving.

Of all the wacky stuff that I've been through the past 2 years, this was the most frightening: feeling like you're suffocating. It brought back to mind my previous bout with pneumonia, 50 years ago now, as a 4 year old. All I remember is being claustraphobic in bed, and the doctor making a house call and giving me a shot/jab/Spritz...imagine that -- a house call. The world has changed a bit since then.

Sorry if I'm repeating myself here, but much of the time I spent there is a blur. It's a wicked building, was formerly some sort of factory. See pics here. Bizarre that they have smoking areas in the inner courtyards and tobacco for sale at the gift shop. Mrs worked at Nike in Oregon before adidas; smoking was prohibited on the entire grounds, parking lot included. 
 
Followups:
       Nuremberg on way home, hospital, smoking. by Barry Taylor on  2019-05-15 07:28:24
         Nuremberg on way home, hospital, smoking. by Nick B. (formerly in Erlangen) on  2019-05-17 03:23:29
           Nuremberg on way home, hospital, smoking. by AndyH on  2019-05-17 05:33:08
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