Pension Am Park
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free parking
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... a prison inside the concentration camp. This was mainly for the soldiers they had caught. They would be tortured here until they gave up information. It was interesting that what is essentially a big prison had a prison within it but our guide reminded us that it was power through terror and that there was always a worse place, the SS controlled your life
Then there was the execution trench. Where they would kill prisoners by firing squad. Because ...
... She could understand them shortening the train if there was not enough demand but thought they could have reassigned us new seats and emailed us the details. When the conductor came through the carriage to check our tickets she challenged him. Most entertaining. Anyway, the conductor pointed out that on the yellow cardboard tags above the seats it actually said that we were in carriage 255, even though on the door ...
... divided and brutally repressed in East Germany. 13th October We spent two hours on our first day on a fascinating free (donation) walking tour which took us to quite a few of the key monuments, buildings and relics that have played a role in 20th century history. The Brandenburg gate, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Hitlers bunker, the Berlin Wall and checkpoint Charlie are just some of the places that we visited. Our Welsh guide who was passionate and had ...
... which two volunteered? Yup us, and what an adventure it was, we had to go to this tiny little German town in which the driver didn't where it was, great, then we almost missed the train we needed to get on! And then the final train we got on had no air con and we were boiling / suffocating! Not a train fan. We finally arrived about 9pm at the hostel, drink was very much required! Whilst in Berlin we did a couple of tours, the third reich tour which was ...
... to Potsdamerplatz, to be precise. This is another lager area that is now developed but was largely in "No-Mans-Land" only 25 yrs ago.
We sat at a cafe and drank in the idea that we were sitting in East Berlin where so much cruel and brutal modern history had been seen. And now it's iPhones, hip kaffee bars, trendy shops and BMW's and Mercedes buzzing by. What a shift.
We checked out pieces of The Wall then walked up past the Holocaust Memorial - acres ...