Golden Tulip Berlin - Hotel Hamburg
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We arrived in Berlin late after a long train ride that was delayed.
Berlin copped a significant dump of snow in 'the freeze' and was still recovering. In most areas where snow lay undisturbed, it was 12-15cm (120-150mm) deep. The pristine, rather postcard Christmas scene- like snow we have seen everywhere else was different in Berlin …
... like Simon and I are, it's a great place to go and check out!! Sadly we were unable to make it to the actual location of the Bauhaus School of design in Dessau as it is now a hotel and was fully booked during the time period we were hoping to visit! But, this museum sums up the work done by the students at the Bauhaus school, and it was great to see in real life some of the designs and ideologies we had studied at university!
We spent what was left ...
My Grandmother (Oma) told me this is what JFK said when he visited Berlin. But, pastry aside, folks from Berlin are called Berliners, just like volks from Hamburg are Hamburgers, and hunds from Rottweil are Rottweilers. Years before President Kennedy closed with "Ich bin ein Berliner", my Oma lived in Berlin, while many around her died. She said that having to step over bodies in the street after Allied bombings affected her greatly, as she found the ...
... the guy working there was the one who made the shirt I picked, and he was super sweet and let me take some other silkscreens for free (including one of a retro bike and "put the fun between your legs" haha!). It was quite funny because he looked like the most hardcore man (toothless, crazy hair the whole nine-yards) but he was SO adamant that I ironed his shirt before washing it, I'm pretty sure he repeated it 5 times after I paid him ...
... bin as a toilet. Eventually they were forced to improve conditions and add cells so a new building was added and attached to the interrogation rooms. The interrogation rooms looked like typical offices except with a small, short stool in the corner where the prisoner was forced to sit, looking up at the interrogators. They were interrogated for hours and even days without end. One gruesome feature of the interrogation building was a ...
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