It was a fun first half of the day: On a recent weekend, I met a friend in downtown Bonn to check out the city’s famous cherry blossoms. We took some photos, grabbed a coffee and did our shopping at the local farmers market, then stopped by a patisserie to pick up a sweet treat for lunch ― all of course while wearing our masks. As were most of the people around us. We were being safe, we had a good time and it was a welcome break from all the time I had been spending alone in my apartment these days. Then why did I still feel utterly exhausted by the time I got home? Normally, in the “before” world, I would not have had to lie down for half an hour after spending a nice spring morning with a friend outside. DW’s Carla Bleiker during her masked visit to Bonn’s cherry blossoms But apparently, this is what walking around in a busy city ― even with almost everyone wearing masks and without spend any significant time indoors ― does to me now. I am no longer used to seeing people, beyond on my single weekly trip to the small grocery store in my… Read full this story
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