The haunting Holocaust Memorial next to the Brandenburg Gate.
The reflection pool in the courtyard of the "Topography of Terror" Museum
The Brandenburg Gate!!
Anton with a somewhat mystical smile.
The very impressive "Gedächniskirche" (Memorial Church) in Berlin, built around the ruins of a former Berlin cathedral to commemorate the victims of WW II.
The Berlin Cathedral with the river Spree.
The Gendarmerie Square
The former Prison cell walls in the former Gestapo Headquarter below the walkway with a remnant of the Berlin Wall in the background.
View from the Brandenburg Gate into "West" Berlin.
Dinner with Anton.
A moment of frustration in Berlin!
The tallest TV towert in Germany.
The very modern Potsdamer Platz.
The Canadian Embassy in Berlin.
An old German institution that we're not really that proud of!!
With my nephew Anton and his "Southern Cross" Tattoe from Australia.
Perfectly ordinary people from all walks of life suddenly "disappear"!!
A piece of the Berlin Wall.
Modern architecture in Berlin.
Formerly called the "Palace of Tears", this museum is in the former border post between East/West Berlin at the "Friedrich Strasse" train station. Many friends and families were parted here forever. Many, who tried to flee East Berlin were arrested.
One happy kid!!
"Alexander Platz" in the former East part of Berlin with its famous World Clock and still a touch of dreariness.
"Topography of Terror" Museum chronicaling the murdeous "Third Reich" at the former Gestapo headquarters.
The Potsdamer PLatz with its roofed shopping center.
The famous Hotel Adlon just in front of the Brandenburg gate, in the former East Berlin, at the Pariser Platz.