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... once the wall was taken down. Stretching for 1.3km, there are some very impressive paintings on the wall. It is hard to think that the wall was only brought down in 1989 (single handedly by the Hoff) and Germany didn't become the country it is today until 1993....making me older than modern day Germany !
We then travelled to the infamous Checkpoint Charlie, the only point ...
... to a medieval restaurant were there was a medieval Czech band rocking out, and I absolutely loved Czech food and beer! and the coffee there was BY FAR the best I've had yet! So overall it was really great and I don't regret at all going to Brno!
Prague: was my first couchsurfing experience, I arrived Wednesday afternoon and Jonas was waiting for me at the bus station, he had only moved to Prague two weeks ago and only been in his current apartment for ...
... in Berlin, so they are trying to expand their market share.
On to the U Bahn at Urlandstrasse, we are down to Hallesches Tor and several blocks from Check Point Charlie. Twenty five years a go, this checkpoint was the only authorized US soldier crossing point into the eastern section of Berlin, the Soviet zone. Little history, immediately after the war, Berlin was divided into four sections by the victorious allies. Each ally was to guaranty full access to the other allies ...
... 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 ...
... back to the hostel to start getting ready for dinner and our pub crawl. Dinner was at Marcus brau, where we had another pork knuckle, but this time it was a proper one. Plenty of meat and crackly crackle! It was so good, I swear I got the biggest on the table and I did a pretty decent job nearly finishing it. I was impressed with myself, but very full at the same time. From dinner we walked to our pub crawl meeting point. We had a graffiti theme so we all ...