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Berlin – Part 8 – Last Day – Paulinenaue

Throughout our week in Berlin, our home base was Kerstin and Janine’s home in Paulinenaue, a small municipality in Brandenburger, about 50 km from Berlin (as the crow flies). The quiet serenity in this pastoral setting was a welcome relief after the … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 7 – Checkpoint Charlie , KaDeWe and Potato Soup

The next day was our fifth and last full day in Berlin. We had to take a flight back to Paris the following day and then onto our return flight to Canada on Thursday. So we left it up to Kerstin … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 6 – Potsdam

It’s hard to believe that we’re just starting out on our 4th day in Berlin! By Monday, we had seen so much more than we had ever expected to see! And yet here we were, on the road to Potsdam for … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 5 – Brandenburg, Underground and Into the Wyld

We dubbed the next day “the train day”, because we parked the car and then took the U-Bahn (underground train) everywhere we needed to go. It turned out to be much faster and easier to take the U-Bahn than to take … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 4 – Alexanderplatz, World Clock, Neptunbrunnen and Fireworks!

From Karl’s market, we drove into Berlin to spend the rest of the day sight-seeing. I was constantly noticing the artwork on the various buildings everywhere we went. Berlin was a city humming and pulsating with art. It was as if the … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 3 – Karl’s Strawberry Farmer’s Market

The next day was one of our longest days in Berlin, leaving Paulinenaue mid-morning and returning late that night. We covered a lot of ground, so much so that I’ll have to split the day up into 2 separate blogs. … Continue reading

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Berlin – Part 2 – Ribbeck, Germany

From the Berlin Wall, Kerstin and Janine drove us to Ribbeck, a small village between Nauen and Paulinenaue (where Kerstin and Janine live), about 58 km from Berlin. Here we found a delightful “Alte Waschhaus”, called Cafe Hofladen where we enjoyed luscious … Continue reading

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