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... not least the controversial events of 1936.
The loyal locals tried their best and created a good atmosphere but in the end game itself was pretty average with Berlin losing 2-0, which was not unexpected.
Leaving the game the beers started to take some effect but we charged on with a brief stop to find an awol member of our group. The night turns a little blurry from that point with more beers and a few smoky bars and a late arrival home.
... N was starting to feel unwell, but he braved it, and we visited the Hamburger Bahnhof and the Institute for Contemporary Art. Hamburger Bahnhof was a massive space with so much cool contemporary stuff. The Institute for Contemporary Art is a quirky space, a bit like PICA, but, dare I say it, cooler...
N was definitely not well the next day. After getting him some supplies from the shops (cold and flu meds and lollies), ...
... of the US, UK, and France in the West, and the USSR in the East evolved into the Cold War. Tensions continued to escalate throughout the 1950s, until finally, in 1961, a Wall was built around West Berlin, completely separating the city into two. Once again, Berlin belonged to (two) different parts of the world.
So why is this significant? The city simply went through two separate eras. It still captivated the attention of the ...
... into it. It's an important memorial after all. But on my tour I learnt that this certainly was not the case. The memorial was built by a American Jew, who decided on the concrete slabs to replicate graves built on top of graves in a Jewish cemetery in Prague. When you walk through the memorial, you get this strange feeling on emptiness and desolation. When you go deep into the memorial you can't hear anything or see anyone. Perhaps that's the purpose of the memorial. ...
Sandy wanted to go to a couple of museums in Berlin. I wanted to re-visit and actually get off the bus at both Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate; things we drove by on the bus yesterday, but didn't get off to see up close.
We slept in and didn't get up until 8:30. The museums don't open and buses don't run until 10:00, so we were fine. We took a cab that dropped me off at the Brandenburg Gate. He was going to take Sandy on to ...