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... night which of course did not happen as the accident happened about 200 km away
from there. Nordhausen is (in) famous for a large concentration camp from WW2
and the factories where they manufactured the V1 and V2 rockets which the German
fired on the city of London. Prisoners lasted around 21 days in the factories
which were built deep inside the nearby mountain.
Unlucky for me all was closed as in Europe most museums are closed on ...
... which is very limited, but did the job) "ensourdigenz, sprekensi English" (fortunately I think I managed to speak it better than I can spell it...)! After being informed that he did infact speak English (thank goodness), and much pointing at maps, we were advised where we could find the correct stop, and with a "filan danke', we were on the train and ready to go. 5 stops later, and with 10 minutes to go until the start of the tour, we arrived and walked ...
... for their "cause" while we tried to walk away, telling them no every few seconds. They left me alone much quicker than Em, but gave up entirely after a moment or two and went on to the next tourist when we kept walking and made it to the plaques, where we stopped to read and continued to ignore them.
After that, we were able to view the remains of the wall and read the plaques notating each patch of blocked off gravel's significance with no disturbance but ...
... but over the next forty years became a cement guarded wall. Some people successfully scaled the wall and the defences, others tunnelled under it. There is records of a wedding at the wall because the brides parents lived on the east side therefore wouldn't be able to attend the wedding on the west side. In 1989 Berlin united and tore the wall down. The memorial contains parts of the original wall plus tall rust markers to indicate where the wall stood. There are plaques ...
I started my day with a walking walking tour of Berlin. Our guide, Kim, was an Aussie girl from Newcastle, studying her history masters here in Berlin. The tour started at the Brandenburg gate. The gate was built in the 1700's and was originally a tollway where excise taxes were extracted from traders transporting goods from the Prussian empire. On top of the gate is a bronze statue of a woman on a four horse chariot. Originally this woman was called Eirene, the ...