Part 1: Welcome in Bielefeld
After the show in Schweinfurt, and after eating and drinking something, Marta, Adriano, Marco and myself set off to Bielefeld. The Bauwens family was doing the same 310 km trip immediately after the show. In the beginning of our road there was no Autobahn, only some smaller secondary roads, with many "curve pericolose".
I was very lucky to have some FOS friends with me this time in stead of having to drive alone as with the previous concerts. Not only were they very enjoyable company, but it also helped to stay awake on the road.
We stopped once to fill up the car and empty some humans and we arrived in Bielefeld around 0300 AM. About 400 m from the hotel of Marta and the Italians we were stopped by a police car. What follows is a short summary of something that lasted almost 1 hour.
Policeman: Please step out of the car.
Hans: What seems to be the problem officer?
Policeman: You just ignored a red light.
Hans: Really, I hadn't noticed. We are tourists looking for our hotel.
Policeman: I don't care. Red light is red light. That is a serious offence what you just did.
Hans (thinking): I know it is, but really, in the middle of the night, with no other trafic at all, and at 5 km/h?
Policeman: It's 105 €, to be payed immediately. You can pay with cash or credit card. Welcome in Bielefeld.
It was around 0430 when I got in my hotel...
Part 2 and 3 will follow later today.