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... Checkpoint Charlie. I did it because it was close! I ended up spending more time than I thought I would there. Even though they moved the original checkpoint to it's current location, it is still cool yet eerie to see how they managed it back in the 1960s. I decided to go inside the museum and I was instantly hit with a million different facts. It is overrated and I wouldn't do it again but it shows the history of checkpoint Charlie, in 4 languages. The museum was confusing but ...
Once we had unpacked we needed to go and find a self serve laundry. The hotel directed us to one just across the intersection. It was unlike any laundry we have in Australia! It was totally self serve, but there was a very pleasant man who showed us how it worked - we hadn't used a laundromat for thirty years or so and they are certainly different from the old days of putting coins in the ...
... themed outdoor bar, with jerk chicken and veges for 5 euro, free lessons in Jamaician as we so found out and an outdoor rapoff which proved most entertaining when the competitors were all as high as the clouds haha. The last night we were there was also the biggest! We went to the last night of the Berlin Festival that had been running over the whole weekend. A night of awesome DJs starting at 11:30 and finishing at 6am... Lets just say it am checkout the ...
... to deserve two photos.
This was from the exhibition of some famous photographer. The guide was trying to get everyone thinking so she asked us was we noticed - some wag blurted out that this is the sort of thing you might see anytime in Berlin... Yeah, that was me. I got a bit of a laugh. Perhaps the rest of them didn't understand German well enough. Or they were too sophisticated
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... able to be seen by the masses of German soldiers hunting you, yet if you stepped left or right, you would instantly vanish like the millions of families that vanished overnight. Then the ground becomes progressively more unstable, and your senses become convoluted by the shadows playing tricks on your mind. Upon making it to the other side, the slabs begin to shorten, and the trees of the park ahead become more visible. The War is almost over, yet as you walk ...
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