Berlin and Its SurroundingsPhotos From the '07 Exchange
Our Welcome Breakfast @ AvH school in BerlinFood always makes you feel welcome.AvH School Tour: their school parking lot is a bit different from those at GHS...Overview of the school. Just kidding: the Palace in Potsdam (just outside Berlin).Tour of palace grounds: It was hot but we were concentrating.Palace grounds & the grave of Frederick the Great.The Chinese Tea House on the palace groundsWhat our students did in art classFrom Potsdam in Brandenburg to Potsdamer Patz in the center of Berlin: on our way to the Berlin Abgeordentenhaus (Berlin City/State Senate).And on the way we came across the remains of an old wall that used to be here...Everywhere that the Berlin Wall used to be is marked.The buiding with the Berlin Senate just before a session. We were able to sit in the gallery and watch Berlin's respresentatives debate.In front of two Honorary Citizens of Berlin: Grobatchov and Reagan.American students trying to get on German TV at the AbgeordentenhausHunger hits after following the Senate debate.Berlin, through its symbol (der Bär), welcomes us.At the Brandenburg GateThe East Side of the Brandenburg GateTaking in the Holocaust Memorial next to the Brandenburg Gate and at the Center of BerlinA powerful monument, it can be overwhelming, just as it was meant to be.In the Oak Hall of the Federal Ministry for the EconomyWho says there's no free lunch? Also at the Ministry for the Economy where the mother of Christian (Akshay's partner) works and who even arranged to have us fed.
Last Modified on September 16, 2007