Hotel Berlin Markischer Hof am Tacheles
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... it was quite cosy and would be just fine.
Having only eaten a strange fish and rye bread concoction and a chocolate croissant, by around 7pm the pair of us were ravenous and were not exactly fussy where we ate. In search of some traditional German fayre, we stumbled across a place within five minutes walk of our hotel called Rose which promised Wiener Schnitzel which I had been terribly excited to have. Usually it’s either breaded pork or veal served with ...
... of this celebration of the fall of the Berlin wall, which in the end I saw from the back, on the other side of Brandenburger Tor. I hope the irony was not lost on the police officers on the scene that on the anniversary of that fateful evening they were standing on the roads between West and East, behind barricades, turning away people hoping to cross from one side to the other.
Even though I did not catch the musical performances, I’m glad ...
25 years ago (this coming November) since the Wall came down.
Paul and I were living in Fulda, West Germany at the time and there was such an unbelievable feeling all around.
As 'newly weds' we lived only 20 minutes from the East German border so that exact night of the 9th November 1989 we hopped in our car and drove out to see what was happening. Lots.....watching the 'Trabants' (2 stroke fibre glass body little DDR cars) coming across the border of East ...
The bigger pub on the corner looks like the place to watch the soccer. Nice outside seating if the weather holds up.
A quick bite to eat before heading out in the evening. An omelette - or are they scrambled eggs with some speck or something mixed in? Really good in any case. Is it absurd to say that this is the equal of anything? For me, if something really tastes good that's already a superlative. So ...
"Berlin ist arm, aber sexy." (Berlin is poor, but sexy.)
- Klaus Wowereit, Berlin's First Openly Gay Mayor, 2004
What struck me about Berlin was that its most profound history took place this century, within my lifetime. Its older, more traditional Prussian history seems secondary in the face of World War II and the Cold War. Such a stark difference from other European cities whose identities are based in history ...