Berlin

 

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“Under the lindens” – the trees and the girl

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This S-Bahn station sat unused for 28 years during the Cold War; note the original 1931 tiling (yes, it’s drab but we’re morally obligated to take pictures of our youngest daughter wherever it says Linden)

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At the Brandenburg Gate – Doesn’t Oakley look thrilled?

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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe – completed in 2005, it consists of 2,711 tombstone-like pillars of various sizes (Why 2, 711? That’s just how many would fit.)

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Tim rates this at the most visually striking site on our trip.


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