Ibis Styles Berlin an der Oper
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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 ...
... we hear: “YOU are going the WRONG WAY on a ONE WAY STREET and the RIGHT ROAD is OVER THERE and GET ON IT NOW (all in German of course....!!) We started going the wrong way on the one way streets on purpose, just to see the amazing reaction we would get out of people....over...well nothing! If the streets were busy...or dangerous it would make sense how upset they would get....but ...it was along the Mosel River....in tiny German wine ...
... was and only the old photos have the evidence. Now there is a fake guard and booth to symbolise the location but it is only for tourist’s sake as is the large banner with two soldiers on it, apparently only actors! That was a bit of let down but walking through the outdoor gallery which was a tribute to the checkpoint we grasped how large and significant the checkpoint was.
This was the end of our tour with Carlos and we said farewell and thank you. ...
... in various forms and there were all
sorts of people, old and young, tourists and locals alike buying it and smoking
it along the river walks and in Nemoland, kind of a food court, or maybe a
“munchie court” with stalls selling pizza, Indian food, Danish sandwiches and
the like. But the draw for me,
especially since I live in the country, was the sensory break from the big city
across the canal, the art, ...
... see two rows of bricks running along the road where the wall once stood. When Greta first heard the news of the Berlin Wall, she assumed it must have been another wall, because no one had ever anticipated the wall to come down. She heard it on the radio and thought it was for a bother country. The wall was interesting. We then saw checkpoint chalie and tasted a curry sausage, it had stacks of sauce on it. Milan managed to get it all over ...