InterCity Hotel Berlin
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we set out early today. we had a booked visit to the reichstag dome at 8.15 and woe betide us if we were late...
amazing...lots of security but they are well versed in handling large numbers of people. what an amazing view from the top of the dome. we watched the sun rise up above the city.
From the reichstag we headed off to the hackescher hofe, an old ...
... I’m not a
churchy type of person and usually don’t visit them when I travel. But this church has a tower I had to climb,
just to say I did. So using my
Copenhagen card to gain free admissions I climbed about a million steps which
reminded me of that damned apartment in Paris just to get to the part where I
could climb the stairs on the outside of the tower. I made it to the top, but my legs were weak
... without having to send them the tickets. You buy the tickets and are then given a number which you give to the other person and they enter it into a vending machine when they turn up and it spits out the tickets - brilliant!
I ended up eating at a German restaurant but I'm not sure I'll bother going back - in some of these places they sort of fawn over you à la Basil Fawlty... and you feel that you need to either order up big or leave a big ...
... to - prices are about 20/30% up on most other places we have visited - but it's prob fair to say, the restaurants etc are a class up on those so far on the trip and we are in the middle of the town, so it's difficult to find anything too cheap. One of the attractions we saw today was the tv tower ( similar to Sydney's) - I got talked into going up - it's 200 m up - although obviously not that keen on heights, it's a magnificent view of the whole city. ...
... the rain set in.
Getting through customs at New York wasn’t as much trouble as I had anticipated, or perhaps I just chose a good day to travel! My plane took off right on time (as one would expect from a German airline!) and we got a nice dinner before the lights were turned off. Since I am still incapable of sleeping on planes I watched movies until sunrise. Let me tell you, sunrise ...
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