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We had the walking tour start at 9.30am and went for about 1 1/2 hours. It was very interesting, he showed as many of the memorials around town for the war - particularly the Jewish memorial (made up of over 2,000 stone formations - the photos say it all). We also went past a more original part of the Berlin Wall which has a barrier around it. Chunks have been taken out of it from when the celebrations were held once it fell...plus tourists were taking bits as a souvenir. The tour ended ...
... did have an area with information about the checkpoint and incidents that had happened in the vicinity which was quite informative and for some reason they also had something called "Charlie's beach", which had cocktails and deck chairs, not really sure what that was about or how it related to the checkpoint!
After we'd read all the information we walked to the nearby Topography of Terror, which is an open air museum located on ...
... the ground is undulating. The memorial was inspired by a Jewish cemetery located in Prague but is meant for each individual’s own interpretation. Overall it is cold, dark, lonely and uncomfortable. There is a museum below the memorial with a room that is dedicated to remembering the 6 million Jewish people they have on record who were killed. There is a slideshow that projects each name, one at a time with the person’s biography onto a blank ...
... museum which were all fascinating. We spent the day today at museum island where there a 5 internationally renowned museums on an island and may have museamed ourselves out for a little bit. The Pergamon museum was great with the Pergamon altar from turkey and the gates to the city of Babylon. Also went to the new museum which had extensive Egyptian artefacts. Also squeezed in a pub crawl and plenty of German beer and food. Great couple of ...
This morning I was happy and calm.
Now I am sad and angry.
This morning, I woke up at a slept in type of hour, cleaned the house, fully packed my bag and waited for berit to cone back from her home in another city (she is packing to go to Ecuador).
When she arrived back, we had a wonderful time. We went for a walk to the park and back, stopping at little shops on the way and looking at clothes that were 100% me, but 100% ...