Yesterday – it was post marathon Monday – the 4 of us and Jayesh’s cousin Amisha who has been spending a few days with us, participated in a guided walking tour of Berlin.
Our very knowledgable guide Michael took us around all the main sites from the Hackscher Markt via Museum Island to Checkpoint Charlie, the remaining bits of the Berlin Wall, to the car park which was the site of Hitler’s bunker and the Brandenburg Gate and many more. For 4 hours we learned and listened and walked while admiring this amazing city, its history and the ways it is coming to terms with its history. At the end of the walk we admired a pink sky as the sun was setting to the west of the Brandenburg Gate.
We were most impressed with our english guide’s extensive knowledge of all things historic or political reaching from Berlin in the ice age to the present days.