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We have had an enjoyable couple of days in the capital city of Germany. There have been many sobering moments as we have visited the many displays and museums focusing on Germany's history prior to and during the war and in the period following with the erecting of the Berlin Wall and it's subsequent fall in 1989. Highlights would have to be Checkpoint Charlie one of the crossing points ...
... around other Australians after travelling for four months. I put on my Swans shirt and we had a couple of Bundy and coke and toasted Goodesy, as Australian of the Year. VB was available, but I can't even bear it in Australia, so why would I drink it in Berlin. We had meat pies as well. After the rums and when we thought we had inflicted enough angst on the youngsters, whom I am sure didn't worry about us at all, we headed back to our flat in a merry ...
... So this stuff is all really thick and heavy and interesting to look at. They also contained Tupperware from the 70s (very cool) and a lot of pots and pans, plates and bowels. And a beautiful porcelain,navy blue tea set. But the most interesting thing we have found was an old manual coffee grinder/roaster from WWI and WWII that the troops would take with them in the trenches and on the front line to grind and roast their coffee. It's pretty rusty, ...
... back to the hostel to start getting ready for dinner and our pub crawl. Dinner was at Marcus brau, where we had another pork knuckle, but this time it was a proper one. Plenty of meat and crackly crackle! It was so good, I swear I got the biggest on the table and I did a pretty decent job nearly finishing it. I was impressed with myself, but very full at the same time. From dinner we walked to our pub crawl meeting point. We had a graffiti theme so we all ...
Another of my new Berlin Russian friends. Well, Russian speaking. She's actually Ukrainian. It seems that just as there's an English speaking faction at InterNations there's also a Russian speaking one.
The tour in action. The tour guide peeking throug,h and the painting itself is an example of entartete Kunst. It was certainly a pretty detailed and deep lecture on the subject. In fact there was a special exhibition ...
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