Archive for 29/06/2011

It says it on my Passport

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The old blue one, that is

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From the East   And the warning that you are entering the American sector, semi authentic
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This wasn’t there when I crossed through in 85/86   And the push back.
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Authentic   Not authentic


Checkpoint Charlie Stamp

Bernauer Strasse and Nordbahnhof

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The border, die Mauer and the Park

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Nordbahnhof (inside)   Nordbahbhof (outside)
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A real section of the wall   A memorial to those who died trying to cross the wall
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Old Mauer sections   A death zone light
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The death zone observation tower   From the tower and the Church memorial in the distance
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The only section of death zone left   A wider view of the death zone
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Mauer Park   Mauer Park, not the real wall


And work progresses

Humboldthain Flak Tower

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Apparently the French didn’t finish the job

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The start, heading towards but not to Spandau   The palce of Tears at Friedrichstrasse Station
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S1 to Gesundbrunnen and then cross the road   Only half of it is left, the hill around it is the rubble from the other half
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At the top   Looking down from the top
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Views from the bottom   Another view from the bottom
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The Berlin Underground Society Booking Office   Where their tours start but no photos due to copyright reasons


The British did and the one in the Zoo is gone

Day Two Other Stuff

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Just stuff that caught my eye

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Early morning Berlin   A toilet centre?
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Not a chippy in the conventional sense   Rathaus – Spandau
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Brauhaus Mitte   Their Pils, also with a slightly yeasty taste
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Brauhaus Lemke   The Dunkel, a solid drink


And of course more beer

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