EuroTrip '08 - Berlin, part IV, sightseeing

Time to put up some of the pictures. Catriona took me around Berlin, for whatever one can see in just a day and a half - the Brandenburg gate, a slab of the Berlin wall, etc....

Quick breakfast:

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Going from West to East Berlin:

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The Wall:

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The oldest traffic light in Germany:

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By Stephanie Z (not verified) on 05 May 2008 #permalink