Grand City Hotel Berlin East
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As many of you know, my holidays are planned months,sometimes years in advance. The scheduling of travels heavily revolves around the fixtures of the Republic of Ireland national football team and days off work are apportioned accordingly. Once dates for 2014 World Cup qualifying were known, I set …
Friday 13 Sept
Friday the 13th... such an auspicious date, and it
ended up being a mixed bag. Christine got us up early, fed us a good
little meal of cereal, strawberries, bananas and bread, and we were
on our way to Berlin. First stop off was Christine's parents' house
to pick up the …
... the fallen Soviet Soldiers in the Battle of Berlin. We bought some beers and snacks and took in the grandeur of the memorial. It was a fitting end to Sam and Natalya's visit - I couldn't have asked for a more awesome time in the "arb aber sexy" Berlin and it made me even more excited to visit Paris in 2 weeks.
Next week, I visit Essen, Germany and Amsterdaam!!
... greeted) by a surly and hungover male is exactly what I enjoy after a day of travelling. Lovely to be here. Thanks very much. He lovingly informed us that should we wish to extend our stay, the rate would jump from €20 per night to between €60 and €90 per night. We lovingly informed him that we would be moving on the next day thank you very much!!!! Then to pay him back, I gave them a ****** score on HostelWorld. 1 point ...
... doubling checking before getting off anywhere.
After another check in and another new city map, we decided to see the nearest point of interest within our proximity. The destination: Checkpoint Charlie. What used to act as the checkpoint between the Eastern and the Western borders of Germany now stands as a museum, dedicated to illuminating the struggle many endured to reach freedom. Among the exhibits were escape cars with hidden caches used to hide those ...
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