Travel Blogs from Berlin, Germany

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Berlin Day 2, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin Day 2

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... the bridge that the Russians drove into central Berlin across as they made their way to the centre of Berlin , The Reichstag (the symbolic capital and main parliament of the Nazi's). We then walked (criss crossing the ...

Walking  Berlin's Streets, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Walking Berlin's Streets

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... can't see, it remains hidden under a children's playground) and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. East Berlin's architecture is utilitarian and severe, but has undergone and is still undergoing a lot of new building and extensive renovation ...

Sachsenhausen Concentration camp, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Sachsenhausen Concentration camp

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... ;our  third  walk  to Sachsenhausen  conserntration camp. As the camp  is  remote  from  Berlin  (and  any  from  a  town)  we  ducked  into  a local  pastry ...

Bubu's Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bubu's Berlin

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... our lack of knowledge of the city as Bubu’s sentences overwhelmed us; “West Berlin was surrounded by East Berlin, in East Germany - You can tell because they have trams”, “American quarter”, “The Soviet influence can ...

Looking for Freedom, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Looking for Freedom

A travel blog entry by danly

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... from all different times in Berlin’s history.  We were shown statues and buildings from during the communist times in East Germany like a large sculpture of Marx and Engels and the huge TV Tower which was built during this time and remains the ...

The Calm Before The Storm, Berlin, Germany travel blog

The Calm Before The Storm

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... spent a quality two days in Berlin with Karim and Polly, who managed to get us beds in their hostel - the little angels. Berlin has gone pretty football crazy. They've closed off about half a mile of street from the Brandenberg Gate all the way down ...

Wunderbar, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Wunderbar

A travel blog entry by danly

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... flavour here which includes chocolate and pieces of brownie, so nice.  Might have to go back there tomorrow too... I think Berlin is a really cool city, there is a lot to see, it’s international, has amazing architecture and the people are ...

A true mix of old and new., Berlin, Germany travel blog

A true mix of old and new.

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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... during the holocaust. I don't even want to go into detail, because I'm too emotional about it.    All in all Berlin is an amazing historical masterpiece. With a thriving alternative scene it is a very progressive city that is well worth the ...

Leaving  Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Leaving Berlin

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... home . I initially went down to the local supermarket to buy some Milka for the girls , after searching all over Berlin it appears the standard price in 1.09 E for a 100g block and as such we harbour significant mila ...

Bustling Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bustling Berlin

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... of different languages. (Actually there is, but it's not widely spoken.) We've noticed a lot of graffiti in the Netherlands and Germany, but Berlin has to beat all! From the moment we arrived on the bus, we saw it on every wall or vertical surface in ...

Last  day  in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Last day in Berlin

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... Berlin and the weather matched our mood - gloomy and wet. Our previous days had mostly included the emotionally challenging parts of Germany and Berlin's history so we decided not to go to any further 'difficult' sites - but instead to visit some of the ...

Berlin Mayhem, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin Mayhem

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... we have seen each other plenty since college and I'm enjoying my time outside yet again.  We venture over to see the Berlin wall which isn't quite what I had expected but still turns out to be a very cool tourist site.  The paintings ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by sevenhours

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... the pavement), we decided we needed to check out a Berlin outlet store. Go us! The warm weather gear we brought over to Germany and Poland was definitely not enough for the cold days and freezing nights in this part of the world during winter. So warmer ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by sevenhours

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... on the way. Turns out this was immigration/passport control and was very quick. I had an angry man ask me what I was doing in Germany and how long I would be staying in the EU. Shannon had a 12 year old who was very nice. Meeting up with Jack and Little ...

Trip to Central Europe - Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Trip to Central Europe - Berlin

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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In late July, we traveled by car from Amsterdam to Berlin, Germany; Kracow, Poland; Budapest, Hungary and then to Vienna, Austria before making the journey back to Amsterdam. Unlike previous trips, we actually were able to leave half a day EARLY on this ...

Berlin., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Berlin, Germany, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin, Germany

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... had always imagined that the wall surrounded East Berlin and they were trying to keep from getting out of the east into western Germany. Instead, Berlin is in East Germany, and the wall was actually built around the west side, to keep people from getting ...

Guess where I come from, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Guess where I come from

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... an incident that happened in Spain. In Mallorca there are lots of Germans. The Champions league final between Bayern Munich (Germany) and Chelsea (England) had recently been played, with Chelsea winning. Bayern are like the Collingwood of German football, ...

Berlin bound, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin bound

A travel blog entry by jawad

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First we take Mühldorf, then we take Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

First we take Mühldorf, then we take Berlin

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... which led to the original cabaret, a precursor to strip tease. From 1933 - 1945 they had Nazism which led Berlin, and a good part of the rest of Germany to getting blown almost to Kingdom Come. Then came the Berlin Wall 1961 - 1989. Now, Berliners give ...

Chapter 53: In America We Get Bags., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Chapter 53: In America We Get Bags.

A travel blog entry by easyread

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My first night in Germany was a good time. I scoped out the city on foot, had an awesome local dinner of pork medallions and spätzle noodles at Fraunhofer Restaurant, drank some fine Munich beer, practiced mein Deutsch, and slept well in one of the ...

The Fateful Return, Berlin, Germany travel blog

The Fateful Return

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... day was some sort of public holiday in Germany. Not only was it some public holiday, it was the public holiday in Germany and Berlin was the place to be. October 3 I learned, was the anniversary of the reunification of Germany, and therefore Berlin as ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... city to rebuild, the price tag is enormous.  On top of that the unemployment rate is at 17%!  Despite this, Berlin is exceptionally clean, incredibly friendly, has arguably the greatest transportation system in the world, and is intensely policed.  We ...

Train to berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Train to berlin

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... The trip to the station was only about 10 minutes and we boarded the local train to Mannheim from where the Berlin train would leave . Having arrived 1.5 hours early we found a coffee shop to exploit the internet and call ...

Thank God for the final leg..., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Thank God for the final leg...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Cockerel'. Decent performance although no awe-inspiring by any means. The upside was that, due to the entirepopulation of Berlin watching Germany v Portgual, my budget of budget ticket, which should have meant a seat directly, and i mean directly, ...

Tears and scooters, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Tears and scooters

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... long, long, long drive to Berlin. It was supposed to take about three and a half hours but actually took nearly six hours. Germany, how I love your autobahns but how I don’t love your roadworks. We got to our apartment pretty easily and also fluked ...

Eating and Sleeping in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Eating and Sleeping in Berlin

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... is from Berlin, will just list some of Shari's pros and cons so far of what little she has seen of Berlin. Pros: - Cool artsy neighborhoods, - Interesting architecture, - Lots of good eats  (bakeries are awesome, as well as good ...

Arrived in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Arrived in Berlin

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... Checkpoint Charlie. Just a normal street now, but it still has the checkpoint station where the allies crossed over to east Germany. Here i learnt of all the standoff's and action between the two sides and how important this position actually was. ...

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... in the German national colours. We met two very interesting ladies who weren't big soccer fans at all but were fanatical about Germany winning anything. We soon sampled some of the beer and local foods, a wide choice of sausages, other meats and ...

Free Love, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Free Love

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... living, but don't you dare touch our traffic light guy. We then went by the Stasi Museum about the secret police of East Germany (a FREE museum as well, but all in German -- they have a book in English, but it only translates about half the displays) ...

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