We drove eastwards this morning through pleasant agricultural lowlands, to reach the Polish Capital, Warsaw at 12.30pm. We checked into our hotel the Golden Tulip and then headed out to get a quick bite to eat, a hot dog. We met up with our tour group for an optional city tour of Warsaw which was done mostly on the coach with short photo stops. Places of interest were the Old town, Royal route, Lazienki Palance, Ghetto, Palace of Science and Culture, new resid...
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This morning we had a sightseeing tour of the city of Berlin. We visited the Brandeburg Gate and then to the Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall is an iconic symbol of the Cold War constructed on August 13 1961, and dismantled in November 1989. Part of the Iron Curtain, the Berlin Wall was the most prominent part of the German Democratic Republics border system. Conceived by the East German administration of Walter Ulbricht and approved by Soviet leader Khrushchev,...