This the energized crowd chanted as the German brass band descended from the stage. That was to be the signal that the festival has come to an end, and it was just about 10:30 in the evening! The fun has just reached it peak, the effects of the draft beer have just began sinking in. No one wanted to leave yet. Super bitin!
“An ko riiii! An ko riiiii!”
We joined the chorus which just went louder and wilder. After a while the band and the girls went back up stage. The crowd jumped for joy. Only then did we realize that we were actually shouting “Encore!”.
Wait, did I tell you that last night was the kick-off for the Oktoberfest here?
Yup, it was. But it was tame compared to
We joked that if the Oktoberfest were to done that way in the
But admittedly we had fun. We had fun laughing at the way the crowd was having fun. We had fun laughing at ourselves, unable to believe that we were having fun that way.
And I did get a little tipsy. Since bitin, sinundot pa naming ng shochu (korean wine). Ayun tuloy.
I was able to catch the last train bound for home. But unfortunately, my ipod music lulled me to sleep. I woke up about 6 stations away from my destination. There was no more train going back. Left with other no other choice (except of course sleeping at the station), I took a taxi. The distance must be just like a
(more pics from the Oktoberfest)