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... of two museums.
The Brandenburg Gate is probably one of the most iconic symbols of Berlin. It was the original gate of the old city of Berlin. The walls have long since been destroyed, but the gate remained, although it was very heavily damaged in WWII. The gate is a neo-classical triumphal arch with the top holding a quadrigua - a chariot with four horses driven by Victoria, the Roman goddess of victory. Many things have occurred ...
... him out on the internet, you will be surprised. Another neat painting is the painting by Pieter Brueghel, which in one painting he incorporates more than 100 Dutch proverbs, in the 1600 century. A wonderful piece to sit and study for 30 minutes. The museum provides an English cheat-cheat to find each of the proverbs displayed. This alone is well worthy a trip to Berlin. And at the end of your tour you will even find a Botticelli, a Madonna and Child.
... crazy, so we crossed that off our list and went to plan 2, find me a Berlin souvenir. Back to Alexanderplatz for Starbucks and free WIFI. We located the Alexa, a huge mall and headed there. Couldn't find anything. Strike two. Plan 3 was to find the Appelmann store and the chocolate shop for lunch. SUCCESS. Got off the U2 right in front of the store. Redemption. Got a few small things at the Appelmann shop, then walked to Fassbender & ...
... One forgets that Germany too had it's fair share of opulence. Or one associates it more with the countryside in Bavaria.
I thought it was Charlottenburg but the pictures on the net look much more impressive. Perhaps this is Charlottenburg but some lesser building out the back.
And I think this is the Reichstag. With a bit of a modern extension.
For tea I tried ...
... to get on the plane and when we did I was sat next to this hooker looking lady. She was real snobby and when they closed the plane she moved to a spare seat up the front. So I moved over to the window seat and listened to my iPod and fell asleep. That lady woke me coming back to sit down and we landed in Berlin we had to get on a bus to go get our bags.
I walked through then this guy asked me of I needed a ...
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