Travel Blogs from Berlin
... It's somewhat comforting to find familiarities from home all around the world. We took part in the service, had a nice meal, and met a couple of people before heading out.
Something we knew we wanted to do in Berlin was visit a concentration camp and one of the first built was Sachsenhausen which is about an hour away by train. It's hard to describe how the experience was, but we'll do our best. Sachsenhausen, an all male camp, was known not as a death camp, but a work ...
... by me, as most of the churches here have been whitewashed on the inside and are very plain. In the church itself, you were able to go up to the top and walk around the dome in order to see the entire city- it was beautiful! On the way out of the church, you had to pass through the crypts. It was amazing to see tombs that are older than the United States!
Next up was the Reichstag (Bundestag) which is the government building. where the Parliament ...
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# of New beers: 52
# of times we did laundry: 3
#of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 15
# of holes in Amberīs sneakers: ...
... Department of Immigration made some sort of mistake, but of course neither was willing to admit any fault. I fortunately did manage to “sort out the issue” the next day, after a few hours in the International Student office at UWA and in the Dept. of Immigration office downtown Perth. And thankfully, I was not deported and thus will not be featured on the next episode of “Border Patrol Down Under.”
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... along it. Some are older and had been restored and some had newer paintings from artists all over the world. A new apartment building is being constructed nearby and part of the wall was removed to allow access for construction. A few weeks ago there was a huge protest to try and stop the removal, and eve. David Hasselhoff showed up to protest. One thing I didn't know about the wall was how it came down. I had heard the Reagan/Gorbachev "Tear down that ...
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