Germany

We spent time in the north on this trip, mainly exploring Berlin. We quickly realized how different it is from the southern Bavaria region is. This was a big city, complete with an entire island of museums. We did a crazy amount of walking on this leg of our trip and it felt great to explore the parks, gardens, museums (bauhaus archive!), monuments, see all the crazy modern architecture and spent a few very late evenings hanging out with old friends. Find our other travel posts here of Denmark, Estonia, Sweden, Norway, and England + Wales.

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Berlin, Germany. Brandenburg Gate on a beautiful morning.

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Berlin, Germany. Very modern Potsdamer Platz.

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Berlin, Germany. Russian War Memorial.

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Berlin, Germany. Colleen in the arcade on museum isle.

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Berlin, Germany. Bits of the wall have become art installations throughout the city.

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Berlin, Germany. Overlooking Charlottenburg Schloss from the pond.

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Berlin, Germany. The Tiergarten in autumn.

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Berlin, Germany. Checkpoint Charlie is now a tourist photo-op.

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Berlin, Germany. The gardens at Charlottenburg Schloss.

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Berlin, Germany. Berlin Victory Monument lit up at night.

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Berlin, Germany. The Bauhaus Archive. I’d been wanting to visit this museum since my graphic design undergraduate days.

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Berlin, Germany. The Berliner Dome.

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Berlin, Germany. Near the Reichstag, after a very long day of walking.

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Berlin, Germany. Meeting our friend who game us the greatest tour.

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Berlin, Germany.Floor detail from the Neues Museum, which unlike the name is actually the oldest museum on Museum Isle.

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Berlin, Germany. Loved these elephants at the Zoologischer Garten.

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Berlin, Germany. Reichstag in moody clouds.

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Berlin, Germany. Near the Altes Museum.

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Berlin, Germany. They had east german trobi tours all over the city.

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Berlin, Germany. The gardens behind Charlottenburg Schloss.

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Berlin, Germany. Altes Museum.

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Berlin, Germany. Listening to the history of the Pergamon Alter.

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Berlin, Germany. Structural ruins at the Topography of Terror museum.

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Berlin, Germany. Walking around the Lake at Charlottenburg Schloss.

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Berlin, Germany. Mozart’s monument in the Tiergarten.

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Berlin, Germany. Beautiful holocaust monument.

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Berlin, Germany. The great depth and weight of the holocaust monument.

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Berlin, Germany. The Pergamon Alter was high on the Prof’s must-see list.

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Berlin, Germany. A portion of the wall.

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Berlin, Germany. Entrance detail at the Berliner Dome.

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Modern day Berlin, Germany.

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Berlin, Germany. Eqyptian steele detail.

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Berlin, Germany. Gorgeous details throughout the city.

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Berlin, Germany. Underneath the Bradenburg Gate.

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Berlin, Germany. A lovely view of Museum isle.

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Berlin, Germany. Taken on our last full day in Berlin at Charlottenburg Schloss.

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