Virtual Holiday: Week 5

Berlin, Germany

With communications volunteer, Leesa.

Last week we wrapped up our Australian-leg of the Virtual Holiday with a trip to New South Wales and Queensland. 

I have been to Queensland three times.  First time was with my parents and my brothers in 1988 when we drove up, then again in 1990 when my family and friends flew up.  I don’t like flying, so the last time I went to Queensland was when my partner and I went on a cruise - and I found that is the way to travel.

Now that we are still in lockdown, I thought we could take advantage of seeing Europe without having to fly, so we are off to Germany, to where my ancestors lived.

The first place we are going to visit in Germany is Berlin.  And because there are so many places to go in Berlin, that will keep us busy for the week.

Berlin Germany Walking Tour
(Berlin Wall, Museum Island, Alexanderplatz)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyYSRUz6OX4&t=56s

Berlin Wall visit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO2Wy6WgkKk

 

 

Boats, Beers & Berlin Wall Memorial - East Side Gallery 
Germany Travel Vlog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGVbQEUoG4Y&t=288s

Pergamum Museum and the fascinating, priceless exhibits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYMNZHXSKPQ&t=245s

Tiergarten Berlin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8jJGnAHIEI

Exploring the Holocaust Memorial 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U6phm90h7E

Berlin River Spree Cruise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HgBSqmMARc

Walking Around Berlin Zoo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BjmJhHXJsU

Berlin Christmas markets
Gendarmenmarkt, Charlottenburg, Town Hall, Prebzlauerberg (Germany)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkHrxOsfYNo 

Next week we will be still in Germany and we are going to visit Hanover, Bremen and maybe Hamburg ...we’ll see how the time goes.

Don’t forget that if you have any requests, or feedback, you can drop me a line at l.sillery@connecthealth.org.au  I’d love to hear from you.

 

 

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