Holiday Inn Berlin Mitte
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Heidi.brown stayed here on Jun 29, 2012 during their trip titled: Look out Europe here I come again!.
... for the light to change before crossing the street considering we came from Vietnam where people cross the street with hundreds of motorbikes zipping along in all different directions. In Berlin, rather than a "downtown" area where everyone congregates, there are at least a dozen different neighbourhoods, but each seems like a city of its own. We are staying in Prenzlauer Berg, which is quite trendy and has its share of restaurants, bars, ...
We left Singapore at 11.30 Friday night and with the time zones we chased night across the world, flying across Russia and the Ukraine to arrive in Helsinki at 7am. It was a 13hour flight and not nearly as comfortable as the Qantas flight but they fed us well. Everyone is in good spirits at the moment and looking forward to Germany. We arrived about 10am and then went to visit the church of Kaiser Wilhelmina which has been preserved in a damaged state as a reminder of WWII. We then ...
... of the Berlin walk was also a mistake. There was increasing protesting against the fall of communism and east Berlin decided to set some criteria (Min income in east Berlin, relatives in wear Berlin etc). However the day that was announced, the press officer forgot to mention that. And he said the wall was open immediately (supposed to be next day to allow the border guards time to prepare). And this caused massive groups of people just pouring out and breaking through ...
Up until Europe I felt like I could go on travelling forever, but a
kind of fatigue has been setting in. Hopefully I'll get over it soon.
Maybe if we weren't moving so fast or if we didn't feel inclined to
go sight seeing every day. What a difference it is to Buenos Aires,
where we felt like we could stay in one place for two weeks. And look
how great that turned out! We made new friends and had a great time.
Maybe we need ...
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