Monday, 24 November 2008

A v Germany (Berlin) 19.11.2008

A v Germany in Berlin on Wednesday 19th November 2008. A very brief trip this one. I flew out Wednesday morning with Easyjet and returned early Thursday evening, Liz went on the Thomson Sport day trip due to work commitments. We met Liz's Aunt, Uncle and Cousin who now live just outside Berlin. We left them after a nice meal and some sightseeing before heading to one of the local bars about 5.30pm


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......Outside the ground before kick off...........Outside the ground before kick off.....
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The Match - a classic 2-1 win, it probably should have been more. They only way they were going to score was if we gifted them a goal, and we certainly did that!



A few beers before and after the game - I got back to my hotel about 5am!




Thursday was spent sightseeing

First was the Fernsehturm (TV Tower)





Then the Rotes Rathaus (Town Hall), the Marienkirche (Parish Chursh) & the Library





Berlin Dom and crossing the river Spree





The Brandenburg Gate, plus the Reichstag & the Holocaust memorial







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.........The Berlin Wall..............The Berlin Wall........
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.........Checkpoint Charlie..............Checkpoint Charlie........
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I had a 6pm flight back that evening so I left the others in an Italian restaurant and headed back to the airport. They would attempt another night out on the beer!

And to finish just a few more pictures!

Some more from the game


The Olympic Stadium in Berlin

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.....Alexandraplatz and the local trams ....Alexandraplatz and the local trams ....
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My hotel in Alexandraplatz and the local trams (you only find trams on the streets of what was Old East Berlin)



Inside the Marienkirche (Built in 1270!)














1 comment:

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