June 24, 2009


We arrived in Berlin at about 1:00 in the afternoon. Since we connected through Brussels, our passports were stamped there and arriving in Berlin was just like arriving in Chicago.  No customs, no passport checks, just collect your luggage and grab a cab.

Downtown Berlin was just minutes away.  We were enthralled with the sights and couldn’t wait to drop off the luggage and start walking.  By 2:00 we hit the streets.  That was much better than sitting down as we probably would have crashed.  We decided to just walk the area around our hotel.  Ha – those of you that have traveled with us know we would never stop at that.  One street literally led to another and before we knew it, we had walked for three hours.  So – where did we walk and what did we see?  Keep reading….