Gold Hotel am Wismarplatz
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... King Frederick II of Prussia. Unfortunately, the square has a more modern day notoriety as one of the locations of the Nazi book burnings in 1933. There is a memorial on site (empty bookshelves, enough to hold the 20,000 supposedly burned) and plaque with a quote from the Heinrich Heine play Almansor in 1831: "That was only a prelude; where they burn books, they will in the end also burn people." That was a hundred years before the book burnings occurred!
... while we check out the sites. It's nice to get fresh air and exercise and we also don't want to miss anything that we might see walking around. That's when we've found some of the most incredible stuff and memorable experiences!
So after one of the best hotel breakfast we've had (the spread of breads, meats, cheeses, fish, yogurt and eggs was amazing) we bundled up, sucked it up and headed on our way. First we aimed toward Alexanderplatz, ...
... And then if we have the energy, we might make it to S036, Berlin's longest running punk bar to see some Ska bands from here and Switzerland.
November 12, 2014
We left Berlin 2 days ago and it's taken that long to recover! We didn't get a lot of sleep. But it was a blast. We saw the ska band (a little lame) but met some fun people and the Ska DJ afterwards was playing some old school Jamaican and English ska, so it made it worthwhile. We ...
... packed under the bus...with 50 other peoples bags :p. Believe it or not I WAS NOT one of those peeps! Woohoo. That fiasco later we finally got to Prague, and omg talk about a place having presence...it was like :D I can't even think of a crazy analogy here...it was just wow. This was the stop-me-dead-in-my-tracks-moment #4'of this trip. On our walking tour we just stood and took in this vista of gothic buildings ...
... People, so engrossed in the metaphorical, have chipped little pieces of the wall and left it a gnawed remnant of what it once was. The iron bars that reinforced the wall are poking through and rusting. Worse than all that is the fence that stands between you and the wall. To wall you off. From the wall. That symbolises the tyranny of walls.
The Mona Lisa is widely regarded as being a mostly overrated spectacle. But you are never told to ...