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Travel Blogs from Berlin
... of the trip, I decided I would not do any shopping until I got to Berlin. Kurfurstendamm Strasse is the main shopping street in West Berlin, with the Kaiser Wilhelm
Memorial Church in the middle. It’s always fun to shop in another country, especially in Europe, but it is sad to see the homogenization: so many of the stores can also be found in Chinook
Centre. But I avoided those; Peek & Cloppenburg is a nice ...
... past. However, Berlin's openly gay mayor Klaus Wowereit has capitalised on this by coining the city slogan 'Berlin - poor but sexy".
... like these hidden little plazas. We made one more stop for a glass of wine (Wein in German) and took the trolly home.
As the days go by, Roar's accent has been changing. It pretty funny. He pronounced trolly in British English and his Ws he pronounces like Vs. In German and in Norwegian the Ws are like English Vs. It will be funny to see what his English will sound like after we spend a couple of days in Norway.
We leave Berlin Tomorrow and go to Oslo.
Some of my coworkers recommended Berlin as the best city in Germany, and I have to agree with them so far. Interestingly enough, a German coworker of mine does not like Berlin at all. It is true that Berlin has its drawbacks—including a 15% unemployment rate and an economy that takes in more money than it spits out—but it has an international charm in a German style that is simply irresistible. Aesthetically, it is also ...
... pot, and you could see people dipping their feet in fountains or just occupying every bit of shade in the parks. But I kept going, and after walking for about five hours and checking stuff like Brandenburger Gate and Alexanderplatz and the Museum Island, I went back to get my backpack and then jumped on the metro to meet Ruben.
Again I’d be staying with friends, which like I mentioned before always adds a different touch to a new place. I ended ...