Travel Blogs from Berlin
... paying the respective amount. On our way back to the Hostel we stopped by a Gelato place. I had a blueberry and strawberry flavor for 2 euro.
We did quite a lot today seeing as how we didn't get any sleep. We got back and I met some cool people from Vancouver and chatted with them for a while. Tomorrow the plan is to go on a free tour offered by the hostel. We are going to check out wha tour small town has to offer!
-- Ryan L.
... This was a wonderful surprise, and there was a beautiful church and Christmas markets everywhere. Here we had a good look at the city, because we went up to the top of the church and could see nearly everything. Inside was amazing. People were working and building what looked to be the start of appartment blocks, and seemed as if they had dug up ruins while starting to build. Our next destination was these ruins. We had a close look and it ...
... back to the apartment.)
Saturday morning I visited some of the darker side of
Berlin. Visiting the former Berlin Wall
is a must see. Luckily, close by my
apartment in Prenzlauerberg is one of the sites and I have to admit it was
pretty powerful. My next stop was the
Topography of Terror, which is in the center of Berlin and dedicated to the
rise of the Third Reich, how it could have happened in ...
... s sanitation, but really, I think it's because they have their own overpriced food they're trying to sell. So, I ate the pizza outside and then went in to get settled.
The hostel doesn't provide much more than sheets and a bed, but they have everything for sale, and the prices are actually pretty reasonable for the stuff. I bought a bath towel for about $10 and would have bought some of the toiletry stuff if I didn't have the kit from the airline. I didn't buy a ...
... captured my imagination as a city that was very exciting, very cheap and full of energy. The city was hip across all age groups. Do I have any regrets? Probably not. But I will definitely be back to do some things I wasn’t able to this time around. And to repeat some of the awesome things that I was in fact able to do.
My next stop, after a quick transit of a few hours in Paris is the South of France – Cassis, a coastal town outside Marseille.