Hotel Villa Kastania
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... sites and memorials, in particular a part of the Berlin Wall, the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and Museum Island.
After the tour, we went to the Topography of Terror and spent a few hours reading the vast amounts of historical information there. Then we revisited the Holocaust Memorial and went downstairs into the memorial for a few hours. We hired some audio guides ...
... br> It's not long before I've made new hostel buddies sitting in the roasting sun in the beer garden. We're then accosted by a smelly man speaking absolute nonsense while trying to steal my just about empty bottle of beer. I suppose I should explain that this is a normal practice in this city. If Berliners return bottles to recycling outlets, they receive 8 cents for their trouble. Please don't ...
... the accordion. I got to see them feed the lions, which was pretty impressive, and at the end of the day when I was heading out, I happened to walk by when they were putting the elephants to bed. Now, you know how I love elephants, so I was happy see some again, especially when they were getting their night time baths. They were all lining up to get hosed off by the zookeepers, and play around in the water. So adorable.
... been nice to go inside but as of last year you need to book a couple days in advance due to an increase in terrorist threats.
A short ways away we saw the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. I had seen pictures of this before hand but they really do not do it any justice. Until you are there you really don't realize how small some of the pillars are in comparison to others. Some were as small as 6" tall and some were as high as 5 meters. It was very ...
... the hotel, take a short nap, eat lunch, and then casually make my way out to the prison for a short English tour that would be offered that afternoon. Great plan, poor execution. I made a mistake when transitioning from the train to the bus on the way back, which cost me more than an hour. I got back to the hotel just in time to change into clothes for warmer weather and then turn around for ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Pets allowed