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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TripAdvisor Reviews Citylight Hotel Berlin
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... behaviour and brutality that occurred here. The prisoners were forced to do extreme manual labour on a very limited diet and as a consequence many fell in the process. One story that got to me in particularly was that inmates had to test new shoes, which were significantly too big or too small for them, by running 40km a day across the court yard on sometimes as little as 300 calories. This made me feel extremely guilty ...
... noon, and found ourselves wandering around to read all the political statements and admire tiny figures painted next to staircases and behind ledges and over doorways, and large murals that covered more space than a truck would have taken up. The bookstore itself was also cool, if a little more limited than we had hoped for due to its highly specific content. We left a little later, each having purchased a little piece of Berlin.
It was too late to visit the ...
... Why should this difference matter?
Because when a nation faces a collective tragedy, it must experience a collective recuperation. Other German cities had the ability to share and experience a common healing process, allowing them to identify the most suitable way to commemorate that era of their shared history. This is why each of these cities that I have visited so far has had their own unique way of memorializing the Holocaust. ...
... was also used by the Soviet Union (as they ruled over East Germany) until the fifties to house their prisoners. It was interesting yet kind of horrifying to learn about how the concentration camp system worked, and how it evolved into the ultimate efficiency in mass murder. I found the crematorium, though mostly down to only the floors left, very confronting to see where so many lost their lives. It was a bit overwhelming, but I'm glad we did it. It just really drives home the reality ...
... over 2700 pieces of mostly blue and white porcelain. Terry had to tear me away.
We caught a bus the length Kurfurstendamm - several blocks of pure luxury, shops to rival 5th Avenue in New York. Back home to our funny street with its bars and graffiti and motor homes permanently parked. Our block of apartments is the only luxury one around, and apparently occasionally gets paint bombed by the local punks and anarchists.
Catching a train to Prague tomorrow. ...