Pension Am Park
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free parking
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... back then.
But now, actors wearing fake U.S. Army uniforms pose for photos, and the checkpoint itself is gone.
We spent time in a privately-funded museum at the corner devoted to artifacts from the divided Germany. It features actual cars that were used by courageous escapees from the East, and several floors of memorabilia, presented in the languages used by the four occupying armies.
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... that they had somehow died or something, I turned on my phone service, just in case, and got a text from my Dad saying that a tree had fallen on the train tracks and they were delayed by 1.5 hours, but at this point it had already been closer to 2.5. I checked in and waited for them to get there, wondering how in the world a tree could cause so much trouble, when they finally got in, 4 hours late! Obviously, we all needed a ...
... building is where a lot of decisions during World War II were made.
Then we headed to see the Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Some of the original wall was on display. They also still had the boundaries of different parts of the wall still marked. The rod that had held the wall was still there as well. They also had a memorial to those who had been killed trying to climb the fence. It was two fences with a grass piece in the middle. Climbing one ...
... have been the size of a house. I had the sausage platter (cue Homosexual jokes), which was incredible. The Germans do have incredible sausages! If only all sausage was so tasty. Ok ill stop.
The next day proved to be a big one as we head off for our bike tour around the city. Our tour guide was an Irish guy and as you could expect he was exceptional at story telling. He did his intro to the whole group and we practically ran to the front of the line to be in his group. ...
Today was our full day in Berlin so we decided to take a bus "hop-on, hop-off" tour. This suited us just fine because, after Italy the kids are over walking everywhere, we only have a short time here and it would take us too long to get around to all the major attractions.
With a tour like this, it's a lot more convenient, not ...