Travel Blogs from Berlin
... gate and waited
I went back to check the departures at 11:30 (my bus was at 11), to find that it had vanished.
I checked my ticket to see if u had the right time.
Did I have the right day?
Somewhere in my planning, I put my calender to say I was leaving on the 31st, my mind to say I was leaving on the 31st but my ticket on the 28th.
Today is a big day. We have a 3 hour train ride to get from the Port of Warnemunde to the city of Berlin. The plan for the day is an overview of the city by coach and then time on our own. Our guide is a typical 'Berliner ' - her words. Blue eyed blonde hair and fun.( 2 out of 3 ) Her hair colour is definitely not natural! She takes us to the Berlin Wall site and unexpectedly we are able to get out and take photos. In fact all of ...
... When will I see my love in Frechen, Cologne, once more? But my spirit is unbroken. Things must get better soon." Prisoner Anton Engermann wrote it. This was really powerful to read. The man had been in the camp for 7 years, undoubtedly faced the most horrid and inhumane treatment, yet still had hope to be free again. We then began the tour by observing an aerial view set-up that gave perspective of how large Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was. In essence, Sachsenhausen was its own ...
... places like this are good, because so often in the UK they manage to be disappointing, with high prices and poor quality. I’ve no idea whether the soups we had came out of a packet or a tin but they tasted homemade and the ambience felt authentic too so we were happy enough.
Next it was Potsdamer Platz, an area of central Berlin that we had had no time for on our previous short visit. We’d debated taking the lift (the fastest in ...
... was, "I know." He had more at home, and he was selling some because he had too much. We walked around there for a good two hours, unfortunately couldn’t find any awesome boots. Bernard however did buy a Polaroid that folds closed for 40€.
We still had a fair bit of time to kill before the walking tour at 4pm, so we got a quick coffee. Because of the market, that area of Berlin was absolutely packed. ...