Travel Blogs from Berlin
... and recreation hall for the guards. The guards would eat while enjoying time in this building and the prisoners were the ones to serve them. The guards didn't like to see prisoners in their private space, looking so deathly. So as horrible as it must have been for the prisoners to serve the men who keep them living (and dying) in these conditions, it was a nice thing for the prisoners too. Before entering "The Green Monster", the prisoners were allowed to take a shower and even ...
... downstairs for a traditional German dinner of chicken schnitzel smothered in mushroom sauce. Was delicious and better than what we had in Austria. After dinner we headed upstairs for another drink and then Joel and I wandered off to sort few travel arrangements. After being mentally drained from planning I gave up and went to bed around 10pm. Fortunately my roommates weren’t far behind and we all had a good sleep even though we had a snorer, I still slept like a ...
... was the main train station and was to meet Ruth and Greg. Unfortunately the train they arrived on from Austria also said it was at HBF but we ended up at different stations! No biggie just a bit of stress and in the end an easy taxi ride to the hotel to meet up!
The first night we caught up on gossip (as you do) had a few drinks and went out for dinner. Once we sorted out our plans for the next day over breakfast we hit the tourist trail.
Berlin is a big city and ...
I walked around the neighbourhood today after breakfast. Went to Alexanderplatz, but most of the shops were closed as it is Sunday. There were lots of other tourists walking around checking out the sites as well. A few of them would come up and ask me for directions, or what something was! Guess I look like a local! I did order a coffee at McDonalds auf Deutsch and they understood me perfectly! ...
... original wall. It is made of blue glazed brick and decorated with dragons, lions and bulls. To really get my heart pumping is a facade of the throne of Nebuchadnezzar, a reconstruction of a Neo-Assyrian Palace from the 12th century, and artifacts from the earliest history of the written word. From here we move to have a quick look at some archeological artifacts from Assyria, but this is an older museum with no A/C and I am wilting. We make our way back out ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed