Ronny dropped by before work to cook us a traditional Bavarian Breakfast of White Sausage, Pretzel with sweet mustard and beer - a wonderful day to start what would turn out to be one of the most epic days of our trip to date.

Oktoberfest was simply brilliant - it was much more of a giant beer show/fete/carnival than we expected, complete with rides, great food and lots of people walking around outside the tents, which was a very nice surprise.

The beer was only for sale in 1L steins (Maß) and at 6.8% strength packed quite the punch (just ask Ronny!). The food was awesome (pretzels, half metre bratwurst, roasted sugar almonds, PORK KNUCKLES and much more), the atmosphere was wonderful with strangers drinking, chatting and singing like old friends.