BEARS IN BERLIN!!


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October 14th 2006
Published: November 28th 2006EDIT THIS ENTRY

well i say that cause there is a bear at every corner apparently the city mascot... mmm...amazing place so much history went and visited a concentration camp which was interesting but quite sad to see what they actually went through... and we did a tour and learnt all about the berlin wall and went and checked out checkpoint charlie which was a museum outlining how people got over the wall... of course we tried out few different beers and the world famous kebabs... and well we also took the challenge of another pub crawl again the results were quite funny and i ended up only a little bit lost this time.. but met some lovely people and managed to check out this really awesome squatters bar where people just campout and paint and grafetti this 4 storey building was really cool.. (sorry that the other guys with me didnt get to see it..:P) on our day tour we saw many cool things although i wasnt in the best form.. aka i was *&%$ hungover i still learnt a bit.. haha saw museum island, holocaust museum, tiergarden, topograpghy of terror.. that night we headed out for a meal just near the hostel was a train station and below it there was this like area that was set up sort of islandy with candles and stuff and we ate there pretty cool and then we went back to the hostel and were entertained by one of the guys staying there who was an amazing musician...


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traffic lightstraffic lights
traffic lights

i know it sounds boring but check out the symbol..
concentration campconcentration camp
concentration camp

where 350 people had to wash at a time
squatters barsquatters bar
squatters bar

upstairs a bar this place was mad, where all artists and squatters live and hang out it is just full of artwork and grafetti for like 5 stories...mad times
the berlin wallthe berlin wall
the berlin wall

well whats left anyway..
checkpoint charlie museum checkpoint charlie museum
checkpoint charlie museum

a car showing how they put people in to get through the berlin wall.. so many scams to try and get people through
checkpoint charlie museum checkpoint charlie museum
checkpoint charlie museum

map of berlin during the bad times


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