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... was built.From August 15, 1942 until February 17, 1945 a concentration camp was established in Wittenberge. The camp was a subcamp to the Neuengamme concentration camp.
So there you have it. A terrible start to the holiday, losing pretty much a whole day to the London fog. But thankfully things got better after that. It was wise to pack the long johns as temperatures in the evening fell below zero every night. I’m now off to Leipzig, where I have not been in eight years, and where there is one of the most scenic Christmas markets in Germany. More to come.
... remembered to validate our tickets which apparently if you don't you can be fined. Our wander down Unter den Linden took us past many places of interest, the university where Einstein taught, Museums Islands and then to the Holocaust Memorial and museum. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is the Holocaust memorial for Germany. On 25 June 1999 the German Federal Parliament took the decision to build ...
... was still raining and the bus was sooooo packed again. Literally couldn't move. When we got back I was really cold so I got a hot chocolate from the hostel which I proceeded to spill all over the table! So then I sat there with my boring glass of water lol. Then I got a really nice pasta from a restraint and read my book. Then I moved to Starbucks for hot chocolate and read more. Fun night. Then I went back to hostel, checked emails, and packed. Tomorrow, ...
As Berlin is such a big city, decided to catch a Big Red Tourist Bus to orient ourselves. Walked to Alexanderplatz- a central plaza on our side of the city. Our apartment is in Mitte area - very central. We are in walking distance of Museumsinsel- a UNESCO site of important museum complexes. Too early to catch a bus -so we went up to the top of the TV tower - the "golf ball" building. From the top, we had a great view of the vastness of ...
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