Upstalsboom Hotel Friedrichshain
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... it's good to be back... The nine hours went surprisingly fast, sleeping through most of the journey, before watching Cars 2 to fill the last 2 hours. I found my way to the hostel with no trouble, like a true Berliner! I was in a 10 bed dorm but without a key because the last guests had lost it, meaning I had to go to reception anytime I wanted to go in to the room! That evening I took a walk around the Christmas markets. I went up to reception, asking where the Christmas ...
... the 500,000+ Gypsies who were persecuted by the Nazi’s. This is one of the newest memorials as there has been more of a focus in recent years to include various other groups outside of the Jewish population who suffered terribly (although not on the same scale) leading up to and during WWII. This is a beautiful and serene memorial with a reflecting pool called the pool of tears that has in the center of it a black triangle which was the ...
... of the physically and mentally handicapped, until the program was halted due to pressure from the German public and clergy. The methods and knowledge gained at T-4 during the Euthanasia Program served as the basis for the systematic mass murder of the Jews in the "Final Solution".
September 1941 was the first experiment of mass murder by gas in Auschwitz. The victims were Soviet prisoners ...
... his campaign against the "Evil Empire".
There is a replica of Checkpoint Charlie on the street, complete with young men in pseudo American uniforms that you can pose with...for a few Euros of course. We traveled on to the Wall memorial and took a rest in the shade of a small tree, the memorial itself wasn't all that interesting, but it was a nice respite.
From there it was back to the area of Museum Island and Alexanderplatz to ...
Saturday Paul and I slept in, caught up on more of our washing, watched a movie, made more soup and not a lot more. I actually can't remember exactly what we did which makes me think that we didn't do a lot.. Paul is designing a manifold or something so he researched a lot on it and drew some pictures to scale with a homemade compass and protractor. I had a lot of energy so decided to run up and down the 11 flights of stairs to our apartment. Twice. I was ...