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... ways to leave East Germany. Through countries such as Hungary and Czechoslovakia, people could escape to the west side. Back in East Germany, demonstrations against the government suppression begun.
By November 4th, the protests had grown significantly, with one million demonstrators gathering at Alexanderplatz in East Berlin. The situation was getting out of hand for the newly installed East German leader, Egon Krenz.On November ...
... poem, its inscription reads: "In memory of the Jewish students of Berlin’s first Rudolf Steiner School. Don’t forget them."
Our visit then moved to the home of Frau Schuster, a retired teacher who lives nearby.
In her huge garden, we had coffee and homemade cake and continued our discussions.
There was a lot of talk about the Nazi era, and how even the school had been shut ...
... really cool to see, just in the sense of seeing the actual wall that I've learned about so much in class.
Then we headed back across town again to Alexanderplatz, which had, can you believe it?, another outdoor market with food stalls and such. I love Europe. They understand my needs. Then we got semi-lost, but not really, trying to find another German place for dinner. We got schnitzel, goulash, currywurst, and ...
... panels. It certainly is safer here then in Aleppo at present. Could see plenty of evidence of gunfire on the colonnade outside the museums. Some columns had been replaced altogether. Could not work out what the building nearby was. It had a cross on top of the dome, but did not look like a church in shape and had no stained glass windows or other church like features. Paid to go in and when you opened the door, it took your breath away, it was just stunningly beautiful. Sat and ...
... from other parts of the world who have chosen to make it their home and we can certainly understand why. With so much history to take in as well as great neighborhood pockets with shops and cafes, one could easily spend weeks or months there and never have a dull moment. We are committed to being back in Berlin at some point, it is just too good to only visit once.
Now we’re off to hop on the Autobahn and see more of Germany! Until next time…David & ...