Sheraton Hannover Pelikan Hotel
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... It kinda stops you in your tracks and silences you, because you know what's under the dirt....hundreds of bodies. Originally I was going to take a picture, but that seemed so wrong and disrespectful when I was standing there. You walk back a little ways from the first grave and it takes you to the grounds of the camp. There we stood on the main section of the camp where the administration buildings, barracks, kitchen, etc were. There's still some remains from ...
Originally we were going to go see the Bergen-Belsen POW & Concentration Camp. However, we found out the bus doesn't run on Sundays and all the car rental places are closed on Sunday. Therefore, we headed into town to see if anything is going on and to just hang out. Well, since it's Sunday and some countries still believe in a family/rest days, most everything was closed. In other words, there is nothing to do. We did find a cafe that was open, so we got coffee and cake. The cakes ...
... including the two hours spent in the palace). We went and grabbed some coffee at a small cafe to waste some time. At 5pm, we sat on the steps of the info center across the way to see the glockenspiel show. Five figures carved from wood portraying characters from local history come out and go across the box on the building wall. There was some nice bell chiming as well for the event. In about two minutes that was over with, so we decided to just grab some dinner and then ...
... playing traditional German 'ooom pa pa' music. The trip is ending and we are driving back west. Tonight we are staying in Hannover. The neighborhood is a little questionable- but dinner at a Thai restaurant was a great change from the usual German ...
... in our stopover in Hannover. Whilst the second train was better, the delay meant an overcrowded train with jostle for any seating.
Finally, after about 7 hours, we arrived at Berlin Hbf around 11pm. We negotiated passage to the area of hotel by metro train and short walk, getting in around midnight. Its a nice hotel, just warm with no ac. Its hot in Germany, and only going to get ...
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