Hotel Alt - Tegel
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... day haha), which is a huge section of the Berlin wall that they left standing, and artists painted murals depicting aspects of the war. Some of the art work was emotionally wrenching, and some of it was just unusual. It bothered me that idiots with no appreciation or respect for the artwork had graffitied all over the wall, including drawing a giant penis on the faces of the two men kissing. The wall as a whole was inspiring though.
After we had our art fix for the day, ...
... bbq curried sausages (Once freshly bbq...don't think about it too much, it will gross you out) on every sidewalk. 5. Alternative Art. Incredible. From the East Side Gallery to the hidden graffiti lined lanes. Such talent. 6. The people. Berlin Whether you have a top knot on the front of your head, laugh loudly or wrongly pronounce every german ...
... drive off.
And so after all that automobile madness, we were ready to set off on the road to Berlin. Ah, Berlin, Berlin: " to think of all the changes you have seen", in the words of the song. I don't think there is any other city that so represents the twentieth century; it the epic centre. It was the proud monarchical seat of the Hohenzollerns as Kaiser Wilhelm II played his central role in the outbreak of the First World War, It became the madly vibrant city ...
... s an amazing place that has been apparently booming with families. There are all these shops for kids, a lot of stroller friendly areas, and even restaurants geared towards kids. It was interesting to see a place take their youth so seriously. I mean, a lot of places do including the US, but there were just so many kids in Pankow and so much for them. It also seemed different since the kids had so much more freedom. Due to ...
... barren security strip in between made for an ominous sight.
There is so much that I didn't know about the Wall before I got to Berlin, such as how wide the security strip was in places. In some spots it spanned just a few metres but the stretch between Potsdamer Platz and Brandenburg Gate it was at least a hundred metres wide in places. Some of those black and white photos were taken from the roof of Brandenburg Gate, which itself ended up being enclosed between both ...