Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wenn jemand eine Reise tut, kann er was erzaehlen


(If someone is traveling, he has a story to tell)

I’m at Philadelphia Airport. I had a very early flight from Houston and plenty of time until my next flight to Frankfurt. I was dreaming about getting a Mocha Frappucino and a Sandwich at Starbucks and sit back and relax for the next couple of hours. BIG disappointment!! There is no Starbucks at all. And I honestly can’t believe my misfortune. Over the last three weeks I saw a Starbucks on every street corner/ freeway exit. So why oh why Philadelphia Airport are you disappointing me? After I read the directory in disbelieve, I get a turkey-bacon wrap which tastes like cardboard and is not worth eating. And I feel very sorry for myself. I’m wondering around the airport, killing time by getting a massage at one of those Airport Spas and from the corner of my eye I spot a sandwich place and I decide to give it a try. And I’m totally surprised! “Au bon pain” lets you build your own sandwich and I go for the multi-grain bread with roasted turkey, sun-dried tomatoes, a little bit of mustard and some romaine lettuce. I taste heaven and I’m reconciled with Starbucks-free Philadelphia Airport. Ready for take-off.