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Berlin Therapy

At least East Berlin therapy.

Hey you!

Its been a long while since my last post-again due to school. I seriously cannot remember the last time I ate. My German courses have been killing me. I am literally the slowest in my class, and my class only has eight students (including myself).

Aside from all of this, I figure it would be a shame if I did not enjoy Berlin. L1030194The view of the Rocky Mountains from the airplane. They look absolutely stunning with all of that snow!

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As the plane touched down at the Flughafen (Ger: Airport), It started pouring outside. As a Californian, it is very rare for me to see even the slightest drop of rain. This was my first culture-shock: The weather.L1030211Before traveling here, I had completely forgotten East Berlin was under communist regime for many years- hence this is why it looked super creepy.

L1030212 This is das Hotel I was staying in.

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 The photo above shows the offices of the Stazi. This building holds every record of every East Berliner and how they lived their lives during Soviet rule… And I thought Gossip Girl was nosy!

The rest of the day was spent dealing with bipolar weather and trying not to slip on snow.

I truly love Berlin, but after taking my German courses I have been skeptical about moving here. There is not much I can do about it now, I guess I’ll just wait it out.

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I am so much like my father. All I do is take selfies, however this face was a result of the sun shining way too bright. L1030288

One truly captivating aspect of this city; everywhere you go, every corner you turn, there is always a piece of history relevant.

It is this way in all cities. Apart from my deep interest in the Holocaust and post-Holocaust periods of history, this city spoke to me. There is a difference between learning about something via textbook, and actually seeing everything.

I can’t deny that I have fallen in love with this city, heck, I like Berlin more than any college boy hehe!

Well, this is all for now. I am too tired to stay awake any longer.

We’ll talk more later!

Have you been to Berlin? 

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