[ Oct.2015 ] The walking tour in Gdansk in Poland went on in the rain.
We learned various things during the tour including some rather silly things such as the green which was made by filling in a gap where an drunk English tourist fell in.
One of the things we learned was the famous people who were born in this town.
One is Fahrenheit.
He contrived Fahrenheit thermometer, though it seems to be used only in America now.
Also, a philosopher, Schopenhauer was born here.
According to Magda, our guide, he was an eccentric pesimist.
One time he pushed a woman from a staircase just because her voice was too loud.
These two people were recorded as German.
Fahrenheit was born at the end of the 17th century and Schopenhauer was born at the end of 18th century and in those days Gdansk was Danzig.
Although the Kingdom of Poland was ruling here, it seems that many of the population were German.