Hotel Villa Kastania
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- Swimming pool
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... in the mid 20's and a light breeze.
The next stop was Hauptbahnhof, Berlin's massive glass and steel central railway station. I got off here, crossed the red sandstone Moltke Bridge (one of only two bridges across the Spree that survived World War II - the Russians reached it before the SS could blow it up) and bought a ticket on the next river cruise. The Spree formed part of the border between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. The cruise takes an hour and costs ...
... br> We did however leave that area without incident. More driving, more buildings, more interesting facts about Berlin, the break up and the unification. I was particularly moved by seeing the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie. So so sad that this city was broken up like this. Seeing the actual evidence of East vs West was pretty revolting. The Wall was a symbol for lots that is wrong in the world - and then I find out that they also put barriers in river that ...
On Wednesday 1st
October we departed Hamburg at 9.06 am and the railways did it again to us,
changed the platform about 10 minutes before departure and this time there were
no escalators, anyway it was not too difficult to change, our cases are getting
lighter (less Ouzo in them). We arrived
in Berlin at 9.50 am. What a disaster,
right outside, where we got off the train there was a ...
... we were roaring with laughter ;-D Although we saw the main tourist attractions, a day is probably a bit too short to see everything and so we may pop back in the future to see the rest. It was really hot when we were there so I quite fancy going back when it's winter and the markets are on. We had an early start after the sightseeing day as we had to go to the airport to catch a plane to St Petersburg....eekk. P.S the pictures dont appear to have come out in order of places ...
... but I was asked to send a declaration that I was me and that I owned the sim and a copy of my passport. I sent it off and then sorted out what to do today. I had kept today as a relaxing day so I had the idea to have a day trip some where nice and relaxing. The internet suggested a place about an hour and a half from Berlin with a lake, a forest and red squirrels. I liked the idea of seeing some red squirrels. Before I left though, I had to "check out" of my room since they ...