New York City Blogging – The Last Day

  • fookin 34Β°? so glad I’m leaving
    • NYC: lemme slap you back home with a humidity heat high
  • waffling about dressing because NYC is hot and in the airport/plane it will be cold
  • just put things to change into at the top in suitcase
  • check-out at 11am, flight leaves at 8pm
  • first stop, air-conditioned Starbucks with wifi
  • catching up with all the journaling
  • it’s nice to walk out into the humid heat after getting deep-frozen at Starbucks
  • it’s nice for, like 26,5 mins
  • need to get back into the freezer now, pls 😭
  • sitting in Sara D Roosevelt Park munching on the last dumplings and reading The Stardust Thief
  • my station being closed for the whole weekend and having to drag my suitcase to the next station
  • when everything is brainrot and your train goes through Chauncey Station
  • blessed cold in the metro
  • arriving at the airport real early but that’s okay because I still gotta figure out how to convince the peeps here my German vaccination passport is actually valid for my return to Germany…
  • Oh nein! Ein deutscher Impfausweis! Das wird Deutschland NIEMALS als Nachweis akzeptieren!!! 😱
  • airport train should be free, just sayin
  • not changing and only getting out an extra layer before getting in line to drop off luggage
  • line isn’t that long here, nice
  • airport person: when was your last vaccination?
  • Me: 28th April
  • APP: fine, move along
  • me: ??? le fuq? They didn’t even check if that was true?!?
  • longest line ever though security, managed to read half of The Stardust Thief (can recommend, excellent book)
  • meandering through the airport to kill time and maybe spend my last dollars
  • airports are cursed, like 30 bucks is nothing here and soda is 5 bucks 500ml
  • find a place to charge my phone, munching down super expensive food
  • ngl, intended to have a glass of wine, but I physically cannot spend 16 bucks on one
  • make way to gate and hear flight is overbooked 😬
  • go to lady at the counter and get swept away with relief because I do have a seat
  • start waiting
  • listen to the offer for changing flight climbing
  • board and have a window seat?!? ok, over the wing, but still
  • catering truck breaks down behind plane
  • 1,5 hrs later: we are catered and ready to go but have now crew to push us out to the tarmac
  • 2 hrs later – finally!
  • On the down side: got a transport to my car lined up at planned arrival time plus brekkers date
  • can’t inform anybody because it’s the middle of the night back home
  • was able to sleep, actually
  • waive breakfast sandwich
  • long trek along the whole length of Frankfurt airport to bus shuttle
    • airport train is free here, just sayin
  • get on board though I may or may have lost my return ticket *oop*
  • long trek across the parking space to my car, it’s frying hot inside after standing in the sun for a week
  • brekkers date still standing *yay*
  • meet with Kezia at street fest and have a great time
  • it is nice war, not a lick of humid, NYC take notes
  • drive home two hours and keel over 😴

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