Friends from Austria
- Two Austrian Ladies
I met in Pecs, Hungary (2002). They were travelling around Europe to
learn new things and to meet new people. They became very happy when
I talked about their city as the music capital of the world. They
came from Vienna.
- Austrian Lady. It is a pleasure to be admired by a lady who understands the world. This photo was taken at a sidewalk cafe in Pecs (Hungary, 2002).
- Austrian Student in front of the Wilson Park in Geneva (1999). The Wilson Park was the site of the League of Nations, which served as the United Nations after World War I and before World War II.
- Two Austrian ladies at the Mozart Square in Salzburg (2013).
- Three Austrian ladies on a sunset cruise in Key West, Florida (February, 2016).
- Austrian Airlines, on a
flight from Minsk to Vienna (September 2011).
Danube River seen from the plane.
- United Arab Emirates Airlines. These Austrian ladies work for the UAE Airlines (at the Vienna Airport 2011).
- New Opera Dress Code.
During the intermission in the Frankfurt Opera House,
I noticed many black-tied gentlemen, and ladies were also formally dressed.
There were some informally dressed like myself, and I was looking for the
ladies with appropriately dressed. I found them and we agreed that we are
more in tune with the real world. There are two ladies in this photo. One
of them lives in Frankfurt, and the other is from Vienna. Both of them are
opera lovers (2001).
- German Sisters born in Koenigsberg
before 1945. Koenigsberg became a Russian city of Kaliningrad, which used to
be a Soviet submarine base during the Cold War era. These days, many German
tourists come to this city to find out their family roots. This photo was
taken when I went to Kaliningrad in 2005
in order to do my research on Kant and Einstein.
- Two German music lovers. I met them at the lobby of the Maritaim Proart Hotel in Berlin (2015). They were resting before going to an opera. We noted that the lobby was decorated to be a garden of Eden. I told them I am happy to be with two ladies because God pulled out two ribs for two women, and I told them I have the same number of ribs on both sides.
- World Cup 2006. Germany
World-Cup football matches in 2006, and many German ladies volunteered to
help the visitors to their country. These ladies were very helpful to me
at one of the Berlin subway stations
- German mother and daughter at Berlin's Tegel Airport (2013). They were going to London for a weekend retreat. The mother is a medical doctor, and the daughter is a financial engineer. Two highly educated German ladies.
- German mother and daughter came with bat masks to the Brandenburg Gate on the New Year's eve in December 31, 2015. I mantioned "Die Fledermaus," meaning Johann Strauss's opera about a New Year's Eve party. They understood what I was saying, and I had a photo with them. When I told them I am a professor in the United States, the daughter, still a student, wanted have a photo with me without her mother.
- Another set of mother and daughter. I met them at the residential area of Berlin near the Victory Column (July 2016). They are very fluent in English. I had a photo with them. a photo with them.
German lady at the
statue of a farmer at the Alexanderplartz in Berlin (2014). The
statue was badly stained. In 1991, this statue was very clean, as
can be seen from
I assume Berliners did not take care of this statue because it was
set up communists in East Germany. It is not right because God created
farmers many many years before Marx and Engels wrote their manifesto in
1848. They are no communist farmers.
- I met this student at an
out-door restaurant at the Unter den Linden (Central Berlin)(July 2016). She
is studying Japanese in her College, and she talked to me first in Japanese.
I then told her "Nipponjin janai-desu" (I am not a Japanese). She became
confused. How can a non-Japanese man speak Japanese. I then told her
"America-kara kita Baka-san desu." (I am an idiot from America). I told
her I went from Korea to the United States in 1954. I was very smart then,
but I became as stupid as Americans. We laughed, and contiued talking and
a photo together.
- I met this group of students at the main lobby of the Hotel Radisson Blu in Berlin (July 2016). They became interested in me when I told them I am a professor from the United States.
- Two student at the Potsdamerplatz
in Berlin. I met them the Korean Unification Hall near the remnants of the Berlin Wall.
Germany and Korea were divided into two by big powers at the end of World
War II in 1945. Germany became united 1990, but Korea still remains divided.
Koreans come here to pray for the unification of their country. I prayed
there in this form.
- with German students in France.
You should be able to tell where this photo was taken
(May 1995). These girls know how to pose for the camera.
- German Medical Students in Dusseldorf (november 2010). They were celebrating the beginning of their traditional winter-long Carnival season which lasts until March.
- Humboldt University in Berlin. Students taking a lunch break (June 2006).
- Students from Cologne
resting at the San Souci Palace in Potsdam (June 2006).
- German Students at a French cafe in Stuttgart (2012).
- Two German students at the Cologne railroad platform (2014).
- German teacher in Verona. I met this gentle lady from Germany in Juliet's House in Verona. She was sitting on Juliet's chair, I was on Romeo's seat. She came with her students, I also had a photo with them.
- Two German students in Nice (Frnce 2017).
- Intermission between the first and
second acts of Carl Maria von Weber's "Der Freischuts" held outside
Semper opera House in Dresden. It is customary to drink champaign during the
opera intermissions (2010).
- Soprano singer for the Dresden
Opera. I met her on a street near her the Opera House in Dresden (2018).
She said said she likes to sing as Michaela in the Carmen. I then asked
her whether she is a meso-soprano. She then said Carmen is a meso, but
Michaela is a Soprano.
It was a pleasure to talk about music, even though it was brief.
- Two students at the Univ. of Leizpig (2010).
- Two students at the main campus quadrangle of the University (2018).
- I met a professor too at the Univ. of Leipzig (2010). We had this photo with Leibniz's statue at the main quadrangle of the campus.
- Two senior citizen with the main campus in the background. The point is that I am also a senior citizen.
- Students in front of the main library building of the Univ. of Leipzig (2010).
- Soprano singer for the Dresden Opera. I met her on a street near her the Opera House in Dresden (2018). She said said she likes to sing as Michaela in the Carmen. I then asked her whether she is a meso-soprano. She then said Carmen is a meso, but Michaela is a Soprano. It was a pleasure to talk about music, even though it was brief.
- One of the singers at the Hofbrau-Haus
in Munich. She sold me two tape cassettes containing her songs (1994).
- Another Singer ten years later explaining her songs on a CD (2004).
- Hofbrau-Haus musicians in Munich (June 2004).
- Two German ladies at the Augustinerkeller restaurant in Munich (2011). Two more.
- German bride to be with her friends in Munich (2011).
- German models at the
Ratskeller restaurant in Munich (2011). To them, I look like
their grandfather. Here is
- This German lady in Munich was extra-ordinarily kind when she was talling me how to use Munich's subway system for going to the opera house from the main train station (January 2016).
- Two German students on the campus of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (2016).
- Two more students at the metro station at the Kalrzlaz in Munich (2016). They told me how to go to their university. They are healthy, strong, and 60 years younger than I am.
- Two graduate students at the same university. They seem to have their clear career gaols.
- Oktoberfest of 2011 in
Munich. Two gentlemen in this photo are the veterans of the
Normandy battle in 1944. Germany lost the war, but they are
very proud of having been brave German soldiers. Great!
- Dressed as a witch at the Oktoberfest in Munich (2011).
- One sweet Lady at the Fest.
- Too many ladies.
Here is another photo.
- They just arrived at the Festival ground.
- They arrived at Munich's
main railroad station. They of came for the Fest.
- Crowd at the Fest ground. Another photo.
- One of the beer halls, and its band stand.
- Under one roof, so many people.
- Aother beer hall.
- Beer drinkers in one of the Festival halls.
- Lady from Nuremberg in
Hamburg (October 2002). She was dining at the table next to
mine, and we came closer for this photo.
A good dinner is not complete unless accompanied
by an intelligent lady who can talk back. This is particularly
so at a classy restaurant such as the
- Two ladies on a
bridge in Nuremberg (2010).
- German tour guide in Nuremberg (2010). She has a PhD degree, and she can explain everthing with historical background. I had many questions.
- Beer-drinking Germans in festive mood in Nuremberg, during the Oktoberfest season. I asked one of the ladies to stand up and to have a photo with me.
- Two German students at the Heidelberg Castle (July 2016).
- Two ladies on a bridge in Nuremberg (2010).
- German Lady, and Sausage and Sauerkraft in
- Art Palace in Dresden (June 2004). The art objects with life are much more precious than those paintings inside the buildings. In order to complete the permutation of one photographer and and two art items, we need two more photos: Photo 2 and Photo 3.
- KaDeWe. At a classy restaurant in Berlin's KaDeWe department store, known as the food capital of the world (June 2006).
- Vienna Night, with
German ladies from Munich (2001). These four senior citizens are enjoying their youth.
Another senior citizen. Alas, I am also a senior citizen.
She likes accordion music. So do I.
- German Students at a pizza house near the
Spanish Steps in Rome (2012).
- Coffee Shop in Milan. I met this
German lady in a coffee shop in Milan (Italy, 2003). She is representing
a German pharmaceutical company, and here is
- Florence. German lady who owns and manages a hotel called "La Giaconda" located in the central part of Florence. She works with her daughter. They both speak fluent English. This family-run hotel is one of the popular spots for those who come to Florence to see the city. I stayed in this hotel during the Thnaksgiving vacation of 2002 (November).
- German Horse Trader in Guadalajara (Mexico, 1995). She raised her horses in Germany.
- This Hilton lady came
from Germany, and is now a hostess at the Hilton Copenhagen Airport
(June 2002). Earlier, she worked at the Hilton hotel in Arlington near
Washington, DC (U.S.A). Since I live in the Washington area,
we had many things to talk about. Indeed, Hilton knows how to run the
- Paris Hilton at the Charles de Gaulle Airport. This delightful lady came also from Germany, and was very kind to me when I was staying in the hotel (May 2005). Hilton seems to be consistent with German ladies.
- German Lady from Hamburg. I met
this lady at the Hong Kong airport (August 2011). I was going to Xian,
and she was on route to Okinawa to meet her fiance. She was very
intelligent, I enjoyed talking with her.
- German vacationers in Gdansk (Poland 2009). They were with Japanese cameras. I asked them why they are not using Leica cameras made in Germany. They said the Leica does not mean to them as much as it does to old people. Yes, I am an old man. Click here for a story.
- Two German ladies in Paris. This photo was taken at the pond near the Georges Pompidou Center (2012).
- Two German professors at the Univ. of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris (2017).
- German lady in Hungary. She is in charge of the breakfat progam at the Hotel Sofitel in Budapest (2013). Germans in general have organizational skills, and thus german ladies are in charge of things in many of the first-class hotels throught the world.
- Lufthansa. This German lady was
exceptionally kind to me at Washington's Dulles International Airport
(May 2002). The flight was overbooked, and I offered my cooperation,
and she offered the maximum benifit available to me. Great!
- Lufthansa. This German lady exceptionally cheerful during the flight from Frankfurt from Minsk (May 2002).
- Lufthansa Flight. This
German lady was interested in adding her originality to her airline
uniform. I like "original" people. This photo was taken during a
flight from Frankfurt to Copenhagen (May 2002).
- English Lady working for Lusfthansa (2003).
- Lufthansa Ladies at
Washington's Dulless International Airport (May 2004).
- On duty. Lufthansa ladies on a trans-Atlantic flight from Frankfurt to Washington (2004).
- Another Ms. Lufthansa taken during a trans-Atlantic flight from Frankfurt to Washington (2004).
- Korean Lady. A Korean lady working for the Lufthansa German Airlines. A very charming lady indeed! This photo was taken during a trans-Atlantic flight from Frankfurt to Washington's Dulles International Airport (June 2004).
- Vilnius to Frankfurt. After a pleasant flight from Vilnius to Frankfurt (September 2008).
- Frankfurt to Warsaw (June 2010). She was with her colleague. She looks better with him. On the same flight were three off-duty ladies.
- Lufthansa Ladies with their captain, at Washington's historic Mayflower Hotel (October 2011).
- Air-Berlin Ladies at the Dorint Hotel in Dresden (Germany 2004).
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