Hotel Amelie Berlin
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The bike tour was a great way to see Berlin in one day,
although it left us wishing we had more time in the capital. We were lucky to
make it as we got lost on the way there and turned up right on 11. Once we
picked our bikes we were off. Amy struggled as she hadn't ridden a bike in a
long time and had pretty much self-taught her how to do it. The group was only
around 13 people, most from Australia (with two from London, one from Austria
We were going to Mielenwerk which is a classic car garage in Berlin where owners pay to store their cars and there are on-site workshops and restaurants as the public can view for free, must have been 300 cars of all types including six or so E Types.
After that it was Checkpoint Charlie which was enlightening and sobering to read of people's sacrifices to try and escape to the west, they play video of the wall ...
... is definitely different and still a defiant place where there is still a lack of high paying jobs and people are happy to work just enough to pay for basic needs and spend the rest of their time relaxing in a park with friends and a beer or two.
Clearly, this tour taught us a lot (believe it or not, much more than I've written!). It's really nice to get to know the history of our "home" for three and a half weeks and I'm excited to learn more as we continue exploring Berlin.
... life, what has struck me most has been the thorough and detailed creation of administrative processes and infrastructure to support systematic genocide. Incredible. There must be a deep flaw in the Germanic psyche. I noted the subtle distancing by our guides of "Germans" from the "Third Reich". Obfuscation of the highest order. We also visited the palace of Sans Souci ( without cares) built by ...
Once we had unpacked we needed to go and find a self serve laundry. The hotel directed us to one just across the intersection. It was unlike any laundry we have in Australia! It was totally self serve, but there was a very pleasant man who showed us how it worked - we hadn't used a laundromat for thirty years or so and they are certainly different from the old days of putting coins in the ...