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... which was embarrassing for the Soviets as they had just forced all crucifixes
to be removed from all the churches.
Then we rode to what is now a university, but was a library. In 1933, Hitler
demanded all books by Jewish/Communist/anyone not in line with the Nazi party
by burnt. Around 20,000 books just from this library alone were burnt. There is
an underground memorial of empty bookcases to represent lost knowledge just
Bacharach was a lovely, pleasant, and relaxing time. We continued down the Rhine and walked around this ancient...and quaint, town.
Yesterday, we ate the typical German breakfast and walked down to the train station. It took about 6 hours to get to Berlin because there was a delay due to a medical emergency on one of ...
... this city. Everything about it is sleek and modern. Unlike Munich, Berlin decided to create a totally new city (at least the West side). I am beginning to wish I had more time in Berlin! Of course, it starts to rain after I get to my hostel so it ruins my planned activities and I am forced to keep it close and inside. I first make my way to a pharmacy in hopes they have better Meds. I really like how they can all speak some English here! My first sight of the day is the typical ...
... the size of a 5 cent piece with half written or absent street names) and we find it.
We are warned tomorrow is their Labour day. Unlike ours which is a sedate affair consisting of a long relaxing weekend and some wines apparently they have labour protests which can become quite violent. We are warned some parts of the city may not be safe and our walking tours may not be going.
I woke up fairly early to check out of my hotel and get to the Brandenburg Gate in time for the walking tour. This tour thing is amazing! It's called the Sandemans tour and basically these self employed tour guides take you around the city for free and then in the end you can give them a tip. So you decide how much the tour is worth! It was so great so I will definitely be doing it in each city I visit. Afterwards I went to the ...