Holiday Inn Express Berlin City Centre-West
Travel Blogs from Berlin
... the local, talking to the German shop owner and downing a kebab. He walked the hour trip from the hotel and found his way by "following the river". From there we headed straight down the road to the closest subway. Yes the food subway. Then did a little bit of shopping. By this stage our feet were both ready to fall off but I dragged us over to see the topography of terror, more history ...
... it would be to say it was like rough sea frozen in a moment. The ground was not flat. Walking through you could not get lost like in a maze, but you could feel how chaotic and scary it would've been for the Jews. It was very effective. The Berlin wall, now what I had not been aware of was that there were actually two. Running parallel to each other with between 25-200m between them, they cut east Berlin off from west Berlin. The piece in between ...
2.) Nikolaivertl Church : The oldest Church in Berlin ( freshly rebuilt)
3.) Ephraim-Palais : Rococo palace now a museum.
4.) Knobllauchaus: Preserved 18th century Townhouse. (I ran out of time on my museum day, but it is free)
Museum Portal Berlin with listings of local museums
DDR Museum: http://www.museumsportal-berlin.de/de/m ...
Hung over from our last night in Prague, we started the drive out to Berlin. Justin was by far the worst of us all, and while always insisting on driving, this time slept the whole way.
After checking into our hotel around mid-day we decided to go see some of the sights in Berlin. We headed first for the Berlin Wall memorials. After seeing the Berlin Wall, we went to Checkpoint Charlie, and then onto the German Parliment, Brandenburg ...
... lost 7 pounds this trip because of the smaller proportions and amount of walking I’ve been doing daily. After basketball, Joel, Stefan, and I rode bikes to a deserted field with probably one hundred or so slabs of the Berlin wall. I have no idea how they got there, but we took a hammer and each took turns hitting the wall and getting ourselves a free souvenir. The next morning, we packed up, said goodbye to Jonas, and headed to the train station in Berlin.
Next stop, Munich. ...
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