Gates, walls, a dome and a thing called a Currywhurst - Berlin


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August 16th 2016
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<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Day 206 Thursday 11th August 2016 – Berlin Breakfast around the corner again then hitting the road for a day of museums this time some big ticket items on the “museum island”. On the way we gawked at some interesting buildings, passed by the site of the Nazi book burning that occurred on the 10th May 1933. This is where all that black and wh... Read Full Entry



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Dakota from the Berlin airlift
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Original and very rare Heinkel 162
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Early Germany monoplane fighter
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Schliemann exhibit
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Complex Astrological gold "dunce" hat
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Façade of the Mshatta Palace
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Konzerhaus and the French Cathedral
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French Cathedral
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Some of the religious art
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Close up of a horse
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Panel of the Ishtar Gate
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Ishtar gate cow/horse/dragon/poodle
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Side panel of the Ishtar Gate
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Ishtar Gate Bull?
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Huge Roman stone thing
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The Orpheus Mosaic
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Roman era Trajaneum



18th August 2016
Berlin

Currywurst
Lots of people have raved about this to me, but that's not what I pictured at all...I don't think I ever seen curry powder used as a garnish before :) Now I really want a chiko roll for lunch :)
18th August 2016
Berlin

Currywurst
I wouldn't be rushing over to Berlin for this. It is basically rolled sausage meat and the curry powder sort of saves it. The currybratwurst which was using a proper sausage was better but still nothing special. We thought that maybe we just chose the wrong places to have them, but after having two we didn't really want to keep getting them on the hope of something special, but we are thinking that maybe we should carry curry powder with us so if we get another bad meal or we need to do to make it better is sprinkle some curry on it.
18th August 2016
East Side Gallery

I love this!
Wow you guys saw some really incredible art in the space of a few days... love the close up detail photos.
18th August 2016
East Side Gallery

Art work
The art work on the wall was pretty good, it was just a shame that they had it fenced of to protect it and where they didn't it was tagged badly. It sort of looks like that the artists keep coming back to fix them. We had hoped to see a couple more art museums but just ran out of steam.
18th August 2016
Neues Museum

Never enough
We know you can't get enough of these museums! A beer or two might be at the finish line. Rich in history-- sad and yet we must understand. Sounds like you are enjoying your time in Germany.
18th August 2016
Neues Museum

Never enough
German museums are sensational, but as you know too many and you just end up with sensory overload. Been waiting a long time to get to Berlin and it didn't disappoint.
19th August 2016
Reichstag Dome - Berlin

Fabulous visit!
I love Berlin--so vibrant, and you two did right by it--so much art and history in those museums and the Eastside Gallery. Love your images of the photogenic Reichstag! And glad Scott got to visit his own museum with all the cars and vehicles--somehow in my two weeks there, I missed that one as well as the currywhurst--hmm.
20th August 2016
Reichstag Dome - Berlin

Fabulous visit!
Don't panic, you really didn't miss much with the Currywhurst. I think Berlin might be our number one city, although that always changes.

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