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Berlin Travel Blog - Day 2

So it’s 9:30 on the second day in Berlin, and one half of me, the bottom half because it’s the half with my feet on, wants to go to bed, but the other half of me is half typing this and half getting ready to go out to dinner – so quarter… never mind. 1,030 more words


Berlin & remains of the Wall

When Mr.A & I visited Berlin, we wanted to see the Berlin Wall up close. I researched a bit on the internet and found the best suggestion on  523 more words

Travel Diaries

48 Hours in Berlin

SO, as I’ve continued writing blog posts, I’ve noticed some underlying themes throughout my travels so far. AKA my tendency to shape the limited time I have in each place around activities involving the bookstores, markets, street art, food, and coffee shops in each place.   1,384 more words

On the Brink of History

Who makes history?

It’s a question I asked myself a few weeks ago as I stood at the Topography of Terror in Berlin, Germany (a museum and monument dedicated to the atrocities of Hitler’s reign). 753 more words

Travel: Historical Sights In Berlin

Checkpoint Charlie 

Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Admission: Free

A trip to Berlin would be incomplete without a visit to Checkpoint Charlie. It stood as the most well known border crossing between East and West Germany during the Cold War, erected overnight in the October of 1961 and torn down in the summer of 1990, reuniting East and West once more. 1,071 more words

Berlin Miscellany (Part One of Three)

Time to start wrapping up the Berlin Stories.  Sorry if you were waiting for Sally Bowles to show up, but it’s just not going to happen. 234 more words


Topography of Terror

The names invoke fear.  Gestapo and the SS. The exhibit, Topographie des Terrors, sends a chill down the spine when you learn that you are standing in the exact same spot where the most feared institutions of Nazi Germany once stood. 515 more words