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Travel Blogs from Berlin
... bringing them uncovered on the footpath to the tables! Quite a bizarre arrangement we thought. Saw Mum and Dad off, as they leave for Zurich on the train tomorrow for the final few days of their adventure. Having such a large and late night the night previous ( I also lost my phone at some point) we headed back to the hotel, I needed to do some organising and re packing of my suitcase, and we then decided not to go out and save the next party for Prague on Friday night ...
Munich. The home of Oktoberfest. Beer. Food. Enough said.
We were a couple weeks early for Oktoberfest but enjoyed the beer halls nonetheless. A quick trip out to Englischer Garten had us looking for naked sunbakers. What we found was a little different.
... of entering the Reichstag, the German Parliament building. When we finally got in, two hours later, it definitely lived up to our expectations. An elevator took us up to the glass dome at the top. From there we could look over all of Berlin which, at sunset, made for an incredible view. We could also look straight down through the glass ceiling and see the seats of Parliament. The design of the building is quite ingenious, engineered to portray ...
... Berlin Wall. Interestingly, most of the wall has been deemed an historic monument and it is now illegal to take even a chunk of the wall home as a souvenir. The Germans called those tourists who did that "woodpeckers!"
We stopped and had lunch about 2:30 in a restaurant called Spagos. I was thinking I had heard of that restaurant before. In California, Wolfgang Puck's famous restaurant is called Spago. This ...
... interesting historical sites related to the first and second world war. It's weird to see buildings that once held important Nazi groups still being used today by the German government though. The concentration camp was really interesting/ sad at the same time to see how prisoners lived and were treated. In the end we were really glad we visited the site as we learned tons and were able to see first hand the horrendous conditions people ...