Arcadia Hotel Berlin
Travel Blogs from Berlin
... was and only the old photos have the evidence. Now there is a fake guard and booth to symbolise the location but it is only for tourist’s sake as is the large banner with two soldiers on it, apparently only actors! That was a bit of let down but walking through the outdoor gallery which was a tribute to the checkpoint we grasped how large and significant the checkpoint was.
This was the end of our tour with Carlos and we said farewell and thank you. ...
... standing as a memorial on the Potsdamer Platz. The city has grown up around what used to be the dead zone between East and West such that you really could never recognize that the area had once been completely divided. Next to the Brandenburg Gate is the US Embassy (literally, right next to it), and beyond that is the Holocaust Memorial, which consists of slabs of cement of various heights stacked across an area encompassing an entire city block. Not far away ...
... br> I'm not sure what the story was here... were they selling something? It was in a major square near a major transport hub near the centre. In any case it looked like fun for the children.
And nearby this t-shirt - Jews for Jesus. Pretty stupid when you think about it. Unless you think that being Jewish is a blood thing... yeah that'd be right.
On the whole rather bizarre, people with t-shirts saying Jews ...
... 22.4. at 20:30....
Because, apparently we needed a return or ongoing flight in order to board the
plane, or risk being put onto the next plane back to Germany at our
arrival in Bangkok. I could not believe what I heard! What happened
to all the spontaneous backpacking I remembered 17 years ago? And
more so: What happened to us not having done our homework? We are
usually better then that!?! I actually remembered having red that somewhere ...
... hostel to use their wifi to then book a different hostel on hostelworld which we probably should have done when still in the UK. Never mind, new leaf (take one).
We have a couple of nights at BaxPax Downtown Hostel, in a downstairs dorm room which can only be compared with a dark drug-den inspired cotch (they have the red lighting vibe down, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed