Those crazy Germans

On a long ride today I passed through the Czech Republic and then back into Germany. As I neared the border, the Czechs shook their heads in bewilderment, as if to say, ‘why would you want to go there?’

I soon realised why. First, the award for Captain Obvious would have to go to this sign:


Then, a clear statement of the German government’s policy regarding immigrants, visitors and any other country in Europe:


Finally, the real reason the Czechs were shaking their heads:


Rockin’ Accordions? Only in Germany.


3 thoughts on “Those crazy Germans

  1. I snorted at “Rockin’ Accordions”, and sort of sounded like one.

    There are rare examples of great rock music with an accordion, though. I’m thinking of American Wheeze by David Eugene Edwards (a descendant, and it shows, of Jonathan Edwards) and I’m sure Mick Harvey has picked one up once or twice.

    1. Occasional moments, slightly tongue in cheek, are fine, JT is known to do it too. But in the Zittauer Gebirge, high by the Butterberg on the Czech border – that’s an entirely different type of rockin’ accordion.

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