Travel Blogs from Berlin
... of an era. I can't honestly say it was a lot of fun, what with the constant knocking on the doors due to crossing borders in and out of the Schengen area.
Berlin is everything we expected and more: Spacious, liberal, artsy, cultured.... FUN. We've booked an apartment nearby for a few more days. The contrast to Prague can't be more stark. Prague is a medieval city that had no war damage, and so the narrow streets are packed with tourists. Berlin ...
... blocks from Checkpoint Charlie! There are lots of people here, but not the crowds I was worried about. So we've seen Checkpoint Charlie and a large section of The Wall. I don't know a lot about the history of the wall, and it's really hard to wrap my head around what it must have been like. It's just not a mentality that I understand....I guess that's why you travel, to try to get other viewpoints. Anyway, we ate, believe it or not, at an Italian place near our hotel! I had an ...
... Strasse) but is again a vibrant, happening place, especially on a lovely
afternoon. We had a nice dinner at a sidewalk café, and then it was time for me to get ready for a very early flight to Amsterdam.
Dear Friends, I cannot believe tomorrow brings the last leg of my journey. I’m sure I’d get tired of
travelling eventually, but I’m not there yet!
... these are some of the things I did until now. I hope you found my first (longer than expected) blog entry amusing, interesting, or even informative. Comment if you have any suggestions or feedback or just feel like it! :)
P.S. For the Girls:
Cut or colour your hair! ;) Now is the chance to do it. Nobody will know you (in my case just my masters group) and it can grow out while you're away in case it turned out to be a bad idea! ;)
... we could find it. We circled the block twice trying to see if its hidden around other buildings, no luck. I decided to ask a local, he had a funny look on his face then pointed in the direction. It wouldn't have been 100m away but with the fog covering it, we had no chance. Quite comical. A side note on this tower- the Commies wanted to build something big and grand to have as a representation of how 'big and ...