Travel Blogs from Berlin
... ropes are used to secure heavy duty equipment to their tiny tractors perched on the Weinstrasses and sometimes you see tracks embedded in the walls near the lowest parts of the vineyard that somehow pull the necessary equipment up and down the steep slopes. The towns were very pretty and the whole scale was much lovelier than the Rhine – smaller,more intimate and less busy. And the wine? Mainly white....but just fabulous! Tours on little ...
... all different heights which when walking through it causes a feeling of confusion and uneasy. Some say this reflects how the Jews felt in the concentration camps but the memorial is completely open for personal interpretation.
We continued through it and walked to the site where Hitler’s bunker was built and where he committed suicide. It was a very non-descript site as the Germans do not want to make it a tourist attraction. It was never destroyed ...
... case onto three separate subways trains and then a bus and then walking a fair distance and finally ascending five flights of stairs. Instead of Zumba or Kickboxing they should offer events where you drag heavy pieces of luggage through the streets of major cities at high speed, navigating the public transport system during rush hour. I am sure it would burn just as many or more calories than those fancy exercise classes, and it’s free! While riding on ...
... WW2 hey have managed to restore some of the historic buildings.
On to Berlin and despite having a camp booking we drove around and around as it just wasn't where we had been told it was, in the end we managed to find a new camping ground out in Potsdam a beautiful area of Germany (it is where the Kings and Emperors went for their holidays).
Very happy to go to bed.
... can wield
against one another. Any one seeing these actual gas chambers, the
cremation ovens and the firing squad pit would most assuredly be
aware that human minds can go seriously wrong. A powerful reminder
to all to guard against any form of prejudice and racism.
Back on the train again...heading for
lighter and cooler air in Finland...will check in again under the
“White Night” . . .