The Mandala Suites
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Our first day was a blur. We arrived around 11:00 am and walked Historic Mitte for a few hours. We are all very tired and need sleep. After we get into our rooms, we pick up groceries for sandwiches and some eggs for the morning. Tomorrow will be the day to discover the city.
... and the lineup was ridiculous, even at
2pm. It will have to be on the 'next time’ list.
I met up with Andrew the Scot; our entry time for the Reischtag was at 2:30. As you walk up
the ramp, circling up the glass dome, it’s a panoramic view of Berlin. Which, I have to say, is humdrum. Berlin was bombed flat in the war, and rebuilt. The skyline, such as it is, is
drab, much like Munich. So, I thought it ...
... s shed, chatted and planned our skiing adventure to Czech Republic with Charly and Hubert! It's going to be so much fun, we are all so excited about it. Let's just hope that it snows! We caught the 6pm train home from Marc's. He was working a night shift tonight setting up for the Berlin film festival, so he needed to have some rest before he started at 11pm. It was pretty game of him to skate all day, play hockey and then work a night shift. Haha he paid for it over the next few ...
Today is a big day. We have a 3 hour train ride to get from the Port of Warnemunde to the city of Berlin. The plan for the day is an overview of the city by coach and then time on our own. Our guide is a typical 'Berliner ' - her words. Blue eyed blonde hair and fun.( 2 out of 3 ) Her hair colour is definitely not natural! She takes us to the Berlin Wall site and unexpectedly we are able to get out and take photos. In fact all of ...
... an amphitheatre surrounded by a stone circular area on a grassy hillside, and every bit of space from where you could see the musicians was packed with moving bodies. Awesome.
The weather was hot, the beers were open, the music was banging. Buraka played an energetic set, I busted some moves, things got a bit wild, and then it was all dust and sweat. It still didn't make sense how I had just seen a Portuguese band in such a nice scenery in Berlin, and for ...
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The kids have their own room and they love it!
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