I have a lovely apartment to myself in Berlin for the month of October. As its the off season, I have been able to negotiate an affordable rate, and I get to do some of it as a barter. I've asked if there is any interest in some of the doodles I will surely do on the road, which I could frame and leave behind.... I look forward to the response on that! Oh, and I was telling someone at work about my plans yesterday, and they said, "Germany, during Oktoberfest?!"... LOL... more of a coincidence than by plan, but that's pretty cool.