Leonardo Hotel Berlin City West
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Breakfast in hotel this morning and found our way back to Zoo train station where we were to meet up with our walking tour at 10am. We had found the ruined remains of the memorial church that been extensively bombed by the Allied forces at the end of World War 2. A hot chocolate drink at McDonald's and we were on our way. Our tour guide 'Forrest' …
... br> The buddy bears are scattered all over town. They were introduced to Berlin in 2001 as an artistic event in which 350 of them were made and painted by a variety of artists. Afterwards many were sold at auction to raise money for charities. The ones you see today are a few of the originals which are privately owned by the shops, businesses premises, and hotels where they are displayed....I am starting to like ...
... the Cold War. We cross the River Spree to Museum Island with its 5 museums and Berlin Cathedral. Then on past the Opera House, to Babelplatz where the 'Burning of the Books' was done by the Nazis. There is a small section of the Wall still standing at Checkpoint Charlie which has been recreated. To stop the flow of East Germans to the west, the wall was erected around West Berlin by the East Germans virtually overnight in 1961. During the 28 years ...
... asked me. I looked around the empty office and replied no. In walked another lady at this point who collected a number from the tiny machine located in the corner of the office with no instructions. The machine that I had never seen before and which I wasn't required to use last time. As soon as she collected her number, it was called and she was served by the same lady at the front desk whilst I walked to the number machine and collected my ticket. Frustration levels raised ...
... of the survivors were the 3000 sick and medical people left in the camp. This part is so sad - imagine surviving all the way to the end and still being murdered. There was really no humanity.
The concentration camp was humbling but def not as sad and life changing as the Cambodia killing fields. Probably how Germany has managed to clean up the place so well - making it rather sterile. And the happy residential area around it plus no body parts etc made it less ...