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14th - 15th September 2016

Berlin tour

  Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)
Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)
Fernsehturm (TV tower) (with sunlight cross) and the Reichstag
Fernsehturm (TV tower) (with sunlight cross) and the Reichstag
 
 Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchnerstraße
Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchnerstraße
Berlin wall at the Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchneratraße
Berlin wall at the Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchneratraße 
 Berlin wall at the Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchneratraße  Berlin wall at the Topographie des Terrors on Niederkirchneratraße
  Former WW 2 air ministry, now the federal ministry of finance
Former WW 2 air ministry, now the federal ministry of finance
Double line of cobblestones tracing the former Wall 
Double line of cobblestones tracing the former Wall
TrabiWorld on Zimmerstraße 
TrabiWorld on Zimmerstraße 
 TrabiWorld on Zimmerstraße
Aerial map of Berlin showing the former sectors 
Aerial map of Berlin showing the former sectors
Checkpoint Charlie 
Checkpoint Charlie
Checkpoint Charlie  Checkpoint Charlie 
Berlin Konzerthaus and French Church 
Berlin Konzerthaus and French Church
Berlin Konzerthaus 
Berlin Konzerthaus
Berlin Konzerthaus  Berlin Konzerthaus 
The Brandenburg Gate 
The Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate  The Brandenburg Gate  The Brandenburg Gate 
Quadriga on the Brandenburg Gate 
Quadriga on the Brandenburg Gate
Berlin guide Constanze Haselbauer at the Brandenburg Gate 
Berlin guide Constanze Haselbauer at the Brandenburg Gate
 British Embassy (and barriers) on Wilhelmstraße 
British Embassy (and barriers) on Wilhelmstraße
French embassy 
French embassy
    Hotel Adlon, Berlin’s poshest 
Hotel Adlon, Berlin’s poshest
Interior of the DZ Bank building, designed by Frank Gehry 
Interior of the DZ Bank building, designed by Frank Gehry
 

Berlin in the evening 

The Reichstag 
The Reichstag
The Reichstag  The Reichstag  Dome of the Reichstag 
Dome of the Reichstag
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate from a path in the Tiergarten 
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate from a path in the Tiergarten
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate 
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate  The rear of the Brandenburg Gate 
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate and the Hotel Adlon 
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate and the Hotel Adlon
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate and the Hotel Adlon  The rear of the Brandenburg Gate and the Fernsehturm (TV tower) 
The rear of the Brandenburg Gate and the Fernsehturm (TV tower)
 
  Berlin Philharmonic concert hall 
Berlin Philharmonic concert hall
Berlin Philharmonic concert hall  Berlin Philharmonic concert hall 
Potsdamer Platz U-Bahn station 
Potsdamer Platz U-Bahn station
Panorama inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz 
Panorama inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz
Panorama inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz  Panorama inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz 
   Inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz 
Inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz
 Inside the Sony Center near Potsdamer Platz  

Maritim Hotel, Stauffenbergstraße

The cubist and Pirate Party candidates for the Berlin election
The cubist and Pirate Party candidates for the Berlin election
 Stauffenbergstraße sign 
Stauffenbergstraße sign
 Schöfferhofer beer 
Schöfferhofer beer
 Schöfferhofer beer
Tour group, L to R by head: tourist, Andy Long, tour manager Eric Wise, Jane Cheverton, Ian Finch, Tina Finch, Chris, Sheila, John Willison, Sandra Long, Fiona George, and Fred George 
Tour group, L to R by head: tourist, Andy Long, tour manager Eric Wise, Jane Cheverton, Ian Finch, Tina Finch, Chris, Sheila, John Willison, Sandra Long, Fiona George, and Fred George
Tour group, L to R by head: tourist, Andy Long, tour manager Eric Wise, Jane Cheverton, Ian Finch, Tina Finch, Chris, Sheila, John Willison, Sandra Long, Fiona George, and Fred George  Tour group, L to R by head: tourist, Andy Long, tour manager Eric Wise, Jane Cheverton, Ian Finch, Tina Finch, Chris, Sheila, John Willison, Sandra Long, Fiona George, and Fred George  Tour group, L to R by head: tourist, Andy Long, tour manager Eric Wise, Jane Cheverton, Ian Finch, Tina Finch, Chris, Sheila, John Willison, Sandra Long, Fiona George, and Fred George 
Tour group, L to R by head: Jan Foulger, Steve Foulger, George Dickinson, Maureen Dickinson, John Matthews, tour manager Eric Wise, Anne Matthews, Maggie Vafeas, Jane Cheverton, Ingrid ???, John Willison 
Tour group, L to R by head: Jan Foulger, Steve Foulger, George Dickinson, Maureen Dickinson, John Matthews, tour manager Eric Wise, Anne Matthews, Maggie Vafeas, Jane Cheverton, Ingrid ???, John Willison
Tour group, L to R by head: Jan Foulger, Steve Foulger, George Dickinson, Maureen Dickinson, John Matthews, tour manager Eric Wise, Anne Matthews, Maggie Vafeas, Jane Cheverton, Ingrid ???, John Willison  Tour group, L to R by head: Jan Foulger, Steve Foulger, George Dickinson, Maureen Dickinson, John Matthews, Anne Matthews, Maggie Vafeas, Jane Cheverton, Ingrid ???, tourist, John Willison 
Tour group, L to R by head: Jan Foulger, Steve Foulger, George Dickinson, Maureen Dickinson, John Matthews, Anne Matthews, Maggie Vafeas, Jane Cheverton, Ingrid ???, tourist, John Willison
Distant sunset view from room in the Maritim Hotel, Stauffenbergstraße
Distant sunset view from room in the Maritim Hotel, Stauffenbergstraße

"Cold War" walk 

Green and red Ampelmännchen at pedestrian crossing 
Green and red Ampelmännchen at pedestrian crossing
Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof (station) 
Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof (station)
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche (Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church) 
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche (Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church)
The cubist candidate for the Berlin election 
The cubist candidate for the Berlin election
Elephant in the Zoologischer Garten 
Elephant in the Zoologischer Garten
Elephant in the Zoologischer Garten  Typical Berlin revolving sign: Bayer 
Typical Berlin revolving sign: Bayer
Typical Berlin revolving sign: Bayer 
“Cold War” walk guide Maria, half Swedish, half Japanese, shows the sectors of Germany after WW 2 
“Cold War” walk guide Maria, half Swedish, half Japanese, shows the sectors of Germany after WW 2
 FriedrichStraße station (with the Reichstag through the window) 
FriedrichStraße station (with the Reichstag through the window)
 FriedrichStraße station 
FriedrichStraße station
Tränenpalast, the “Palace of Tears” east-west crossing point, at FriedrichStraße 
Tränenpalast, the “Palace of Tears” east-west crossing point, at FriedrichStraße
Tränenpalast, the “Palace of Tears” east-west crossing point, at FriedrichStraße  The sectors of Germany after WW 2 in the Tränenpalast exhibition 
The sectors of Germany after WW 2 in the Tränenpalast exhibition
The stylised sectors of Cold War Berlin in the Tränenpalast exhibition 
The stylised sectors of Cold War Berlin in the Tränenpalast exhibition
Model of the east-west border crossing point at FriedrichStraße 
Model of the east-west border crossing point at FriedrichStraße
   Description and history in the Tränenpalast exhibition of the checkpoint there 
Description and history in the Tränenpalast exhibition of the checkpoint there
The railway bridge over the Spree from which Jason Bourne jumps onto a barge in “The Bourne Supremacy” 
The railway bridge over the Spree from which Jason Bourne jumps onto a barge in “The Bourne Supremacy” 
 
 Poster at Nordbahnhof S-bahn station about the wall that divided it 
Poster at Nordbahnhof S-bahn station about the wall that divided it
 Model of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße 
Model of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße
 Path and remains of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße 
Path and remains of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße
 Path and remains of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße
 No-man’s land between the two parts of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße 
No-man’s land between the two parts of the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße
Memorial to people killed crossing the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße 
Memorial to people killed crossing the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße
Memorial to people killed crossing the Berlin Wall in the memorial garden at Bernauer Straße  “Cold War” walk guide Maria 
“Cold War” walk guide Maria
 Remains of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße 
Remains of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße
 Remains of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße Gap into remaining no-man’s land between the two parts of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße 
Gap into remaining no-man’s land between the two parts of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße
Watchtower over the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße 
Watchtower over the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße
“Cold War” walk guide Maria with alien tattoo
“Cold War” walk guide Maria with alien tattoo
Pratergarten Biergarten off Kastanienallee, near Eberswalder Straße 
Pratergarten Biergarten off Kastanienallee, near Eberswalder Straße
  Pratergarten Biergarten off Kastanienallee, near Eberswalder Straße Pratergarten Biergarten off Kastanienallee, near Eberswalder Straße 
“Grumpy Cat” poster, Kastanienallee 
“Grumpy Cat” poster, Kastanienallee
Trams passing under Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn station 
Trams passing under Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn station
Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn station 
Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn station
Die Welt poster at a tram stop 
Die Welt poster at a tram stop
 Frankfurter Tor
Frankfurter Tor
 Frankfurter Tor Mural in Magdalenenstraße U-bahn station 
Mural in Magdalenenstraße U-bahn station
Former Stasi offices, now housing refugees, off Magdalenenstraße 
Former Stasi offices, now housing refugees, off Magdalenenstraße
Former Stasi offices, off Magdalenenstraße 
Former Stasi offices, off Magdalenenstraße
Stasi Museums, off Magdalenenstraße 
Stasi Museum, off Magdalenenstraße
Stasi Museums, off Magdalenenstraße  Stasi Museums, off Magdalenenstraße 

Glienicker Bridge, Potsdam 

    #93 tram from Potsdam station to the Glienicker Brücke 
#93 tram from Potsdam station to the Glienicker Brücke
  End of the tram-line near the Glienicker Brücke 
End of the tram-line near the Glienicker Brücke
 
   The western end of the Glienicker Brücke
The western end of the Glienicker Brücke
 The western end of the Glienicker Brücke  The western end of the Glienicker Brücke  The western end of the Glienicker Brücke
    The western end of the Glienicker Brücke and the Jungfernsee 
The western end of the Glienicker Brücke and the Jungfernsee
   Glienicker Brücke from the south west 
Glienicker Brücke from the south west
 Glienicker Brücke from the south west  
  The middle of the Glienicker Brücke 
The middle of the Glienicker Brücke 
   The central division of the Glienicker Brücke 
The central division of the Glienicker Brücke
 The central division of the Glienicker Brücke The central division of the Glienicker Brücke 
   Pumping station, Babelsberg Park, and Schloss Babelsberg from the Glienicker Brücke 
Pumping station, Babelsberg Park, and Schloss Babelsberg from the Glienicker Brücke
 Pumping station, Babelsberg Park, and Schloss Babelsberg from the Glienicker Brücke    Schloss Babelsberg 
Schloss Babelsberg
   Pumping station, Babelsberg Park 
Pumping station, Babelsberg Park
  The eastern end of the Glienicker Brücke 
The eastern end of the Glienicker Brücke
 The eastern end of the Glienicker Brücke  The eastern end of the Glienicker Brücke  
    Road signs at the eastern end of the bridge 
Road signs at the eastern end of the bridge
  Information about the Glienicker Brücke 
Information about the Glienicker Brücke 
 Information about the Glienicker Brücke  Information about the Glienicker Brücke
  Road sign at the western end of the bridge 
Road sign at the western end of the bridge 
 Road sign at the western end of the bridge