Travel Blogs from Berlin, Germany

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Day 1 in Berlin - Arrested, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Day 1 in Berlin - Arrested

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... cops were called. As we discussed fleeing the scene, 6 police promptly arrived and surrounded us. Obviously a slow crime day in Berlin. We once again pleaded stupidity to the cops (who were way cooler than the ticket nazis), but they explained that there ...

A fitting end to an amazing journey, Berlin, Germany travel blog

A fitting end to an amazing journey

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... is the realisation that the anti-graffiti protective coating was initially to be supplied by Degussa, whose subsidiary company Degesch even produced the Zyklon B used to poison people in the gas chambers. Goodbye Germany, and thanks for all the ...

Chapter 54: Reunion!, Berlin / Frankfurt, Germany travel blog

Chapter 54: Reunion!

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... We took a day trip on Wednesday to the city of Erfurt, which is a college town of about 200,000 in the center of Germany. Jonas was starting university there in a few weeks, and needed to go apartment hunting. The first appointment went OK, but the ...

One year, 4,000km, one beard, Berlin, Germany travel blog

One year, 4,000km, one beard

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Documentation of a German travelers whose face (beard) changes over time and space. http://www.thelongestway.com/ ...

So modern and epic, Berlin, Germany travel blog

So modern and epic

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... if his parents drink, and he laughs ("Of COURSE!").  He says it´s a health thing.  Wow, health propaganda in Germany must be working.  Actually, I heard the same thing about smoking and drinking from British and Turkish kids, so it ...

Finally, a Mohawk Sighting, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Finally, a Mohawk Sighting

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... town). Luckily the common room had couches and the people running the hostal didn´t mind ¨party crashers.¨ We flew into Barcelona feeling a little fried from our Berlin experience - I guess that´s the price we pay for drinking with college-age ...

Berliners, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berliners

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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Ahhh I can't believe I am in Berlin already.  Noooo.  I mean, yessss!  I have such mixed feelings about this. Last night in Prague, I hung out at the hostel, drinking wine and meeting new people until the last minute.  Then I walked ...

Riding Along On Your Push Bike Honey, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Riding Along On Your Push Bike Honey

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... our guide, a history graduate currently studying for his doctorate. The tour was fantastic with highlights being the old Berlin Wall, Reichstag Building, old Luftwaffe Headquarters, new Jewish Holocaust Memorial and the site of Hitler's Bunker. We also ...

Munchen (munich) we knew we were in germany ..., Munich, Bamberg, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Munchen (munich) we knew we were in germany ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... BAMBERG Bamberg avoided being bombed during the wars, and a stop here was recommended to us by a German girl as "proof that Germany was once an attractive place... before the postwar architects got their hands on it." If only Paul had thought to get ...

Shopping and Blogging and Planning...Boring, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Shopping and Blogging and Planning...Boring

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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While Jackie was working on the computer I figured I'd find a place to get my haircut. I asked at the front desk where the cheapest place would be and his directions turned out to be very bad, I happened to stumble on one as I was on my way back to the ...

Inge und Gerhard's Goldene Hochzeit, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Inge und Gerhard's Goldene Hochzeit

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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Heute sind Studentenverbindungen eigentlich out. Vor 50 Jahren war das wohl noch ganz anders. Und irgendwie sind Petra und ich dafuer dann auch dankbar. Denn sonst haette es uns beide wohl nicht gegeben und ihr muesstet diesen BLOG nicht lesen. Falls das ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... But after suffering decades of depression and political struggle, i was pleased to see the resiliency of the people and therefore, creating Berlin of today.  I'd highly recommend a visit here if you're ever in Europe and you'll surely enjoy it as ...

Greece-y Turkies and a dessert of Berliners, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Greece-y Turkies and a dessert of Berliners

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... is meant to be all "educational" or something. Whatever. More descriptive plaques, blah blah blah. Our last night in Berlin, we had a wine-drinking extravaganza with some other people staying in the hostel. I, apparently, had a great time. Until ...

Bear - Love Parade = Berlin 2004, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bear - Love Parade = Berlin 2004

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... and watched Greece beat Portugal, much to most of Germany´s delight. There are some really cool things about Berlin. Actually they probably apply all over Germany, but being the awesome city it is they just seem even better in Berlin (or so I ...

History Class in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

History Class in Berlin

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... to see the Checkpoint Charlie sight. This was where the US and Russian tanks faced off at a checkpoint in the wall in Berlin. Luckily things were stopped/controlled before any fighting actually occurred. At present there is a small booth on what was the ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... suis alle me perdre dans Berlin. J ai marche 4000 heures. ET OUI JAI VU LE MUR!!! J ai meme signe le mur de Berlin! C est quelque chose! Enlongeant le mur j ai decouvert une breche qui donnait sur une plage! Il y avait 3 bars sur la ...

Germanie, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Germanie

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... sous la pluie encore une fois, theme recurrent. Je vais rester encore 3 nuits ici, cela fera donc 5 nuits en tout a Berlin! Mon record! Moi qui voulait voir un musee avec toutes les horreurs de la guerre j'ai beaucoup de difficulte a trouver tout ...

Berlin Birthdays, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin Birthdays

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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Christopher Street Day Parade Tiergarten ...

Checking out Charlie.., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Checking out Charlie..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... ahead of you and avoiding the local pedestrians and traffic. This covered sights such as the Brandenburg gate, holocaust memorial, Berlin wall and Checkpoint Charlie with the history behind each place. It was quite interesting hearing about WW2 and then ...

Not Another Royal Palace!!, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Not Another Royal Palace!!

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... bridge was once used to exchange spies from the East and West Berlin states - yes the wall came down to this part of Germany also.   Potsdam was where Friedrich the Great decided to build his Royal Palace. He was named 'the Great' as he ...

Berlinoiseries, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlinoiseries

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... blague voyons. Compare a Amsterdam le reseau de pistes cyclables fait pitie ici, ca ressemble a Montreal. Se promener a velo a Berlin est donc une aventure qui demande concentration. Hier soir j'ai rencontre un sud africain qui a l'air aussi ...

More Berlin: Galleries, Mammoths, and Protests, Berlin, Germany travel blog

More Berlin: Galleries, Mammoths, and Protests

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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We're near the end of our stay in Berlin and still had a lot more sightseeing to do in the city, catching up with Frank's family and friends, and also  catching up on sleep!  So we decided to axe Prague from the itinerary.  Darn, next ...

Berlin - The Wall., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin - The Wall.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... past. A massive new monument to the Jews who were murdered (yes, the word murdered is now used) has been recently completed in Berlin. Germany is deeply in debt because it took on the problems that the communist East had when it was unified, but there is ...

Sick as a puppy!, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Sick as a puppy!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... days off and sleep all day. I've got no choice but to get up, pack my bag and walk to the train station here in Berlin, get on the train and endure the 9 hour trip to Paris... and then circumnavigate Paris' metro system in getting to my next awaited ...

Berlin - Autobahn to Munich, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin - Autobahn to Munich

A travel blog entry by siandcath

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Flew into Berlin on a cheap flight from Riga with the aim of hiring a car and driving the 600km to Oktoberfest the next day. A couple of australian girls, Belinda and Rebecca (who we met in Riga) came along for the ride and shared ...

The Third Reich, Berlin, Germany travel blog

The Third Reich

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... , we hit the cake shops as I was actually hanging for a mandlehorn as I did not get one when we were in Leipzig. This is Germany after all, so free U-Bahns everywhere and we ended up at the Zoo station. We wanted to see the old church that had been bombed ...

Rye bread - too easy or too hard?, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Rye bread - too easy or too hard?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... baking bread came from living and studying abroad, where great bread is a part of almost all daily meals. In Sweden and Germany, where I spent most of my time (I was studying German literature), my typical meals consisted of cured meats, cheeses, ...

Business in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Business in Berlin

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... got into Berlin at about 12pm. I decoded the S-bahn (local train) map and got my way to the Generator Hostel in former East Berlin. Exhausted, I sampled a local kebab and went to bed. Next day I found my way back into town for a free tour that was ...

Ich bin ein Berliner, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Ich bin ein Berliner

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... off we went. We went straight to the Zoo station and picked up a walking tour. Really interesting tour. Didn't realise that Berlin had 2 of everything. 2 zoo's, airports, and many other things. We saw the burning of the books, once you start burning ...

K-Nutting Around, Berlin, Germany travel blog

K-Nutting Around

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... tour, following Rick's guidebook.   This took us past the Victory Column and to Reichstag, the parliament building of Germany. The Reichstag was almost burnt down in 1933, and it was believed that Hitler used this as an excuse to frame ...

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