Travel Blogs from Berlin
... spend my vacation doing that, but at least I'll know what to spend.
After the baggage situation, I headed to the Metro station to get to my hostel. The ticket computer said it was 84 kroner, but that machine didn't work. So, I went to the desk and was charged 36 kroner. However, I couldn't see where to put my ticket in, so I just got on the train. I'm guessing it's one of those honor systems where the only time you get into trouble is if the inspector gets on ...
... asked if they worked, even in these conditions because she just would have like died... Stupid girl! Another girl was whinging about cold feet when she was fancy shoes more suited to a club. So that ****** me off. Anyway, we stood at the gates for a while talking about what we saw. A lot was actually destroyed by the Russians when they liberated the camp in an effort to destroy the disease. However, they didn't find many ppl. They had all in previous ...
... belongings to Berlin. The plan was to camp in
Globetrotters Berlin (large outdoor and travel outfitter) until we
had found the perfect piece of luggage for James.
Back at the hotel we managed to pack and sort through things, my backpack
and James' suitcase were almost at its limit of 20kg. Still too heavy
to be travelling around Asia with but we were confident they would
slim down as we went along.
At around 12:15pm we took the Airlink ...
... a ticket and walked away.
We spent the next hour driving around Berlin's main streets and tourist attractions, listening to the most dreadful commentary we have heard on a hop on, hop off bus to date.
We got off the bus at the Brandenbuger gate as we had had enough of the bus and walked to the Reichstag for a look and photo then headed to the Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe. The memorial is in the centre of Berlin, which is a constant reminder ...
... Gate and walk over to the Reichstag (Parliament House) and saw that it was an open day for the public, but decided we wanted to see the Dali Museum via the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe.
The memorial is a huge sculpture installation consisting of 2,711 concrete stelae and there is a museum telling many stories including those of survivors. We found a couple of stories of people who ended up settling in Australia. Very interesting and ...