• Berlin and Its Surroundings

    Photos From the '07 Exchange
     

     
    Our Welcom Breakfast @ AvH school in Berlin
    Our Welcome Breakfast @ AvH school in Berlin
     
     
    Same
    Food always makes you feel welcome.
     
     
    AvH School Tour
    AvH School Tour: their school parking lot is a bit different from those at GHS...
     
     
    Overview of the school. Just kidding: the Palace
    Overview of the school. Just kidding: the Palace in Potsdam (just outside Berlin).
     
     
    Tour of the palace grounds (it was hot but we were concentrating)
    Tour of palace grounds: It was hot but we were concentrating.
     
     
    Palace grounds & the grave of Frederick the Great.
    Palace grounds & the grave of Frederick the Great.
     
     
    The Golden Chinese Tea House
    The Chinese Tea House on the palace grounds
     
     
    What are students did in art class
    What our students did in art class
     
     
    From Potsdam in Brandenburg to Potsdamer Platz in the center of Berlin: on our way to the Berlin Abgeordentenhaus
    From 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...
    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.
    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.
    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 fron of two Honorary Citizens of Berlin: Grobatchov and Reagan
    In front of two Honorary Citizens of Berlin: Grobatchov and Reagan.
     
     
    American students trying to get on German TV
     
    American students trying to get on German TV at the Abgeordentenhaus
     
     
    Hunger hits after following the Senate debate.
    Hunger hits after following the Senate debate.
     
    Berlin (through its symbol, the Bär) welcomes us
    Berlin, through its symbol (der Bär), welcomes us.
     
     
    At the Brandenburg Gate
    At the Brandenburg Gate
     
    The East Side of the Brandenburg Gate
    The East Side of the Brandenburg Gate
     
     
    Taking in the Holocaust Memorial: a powerful monument.
    Taking in the Holocaust Memorial next to the Brandenburg Gate and at the Center of Berlin
     
     
    A powerful monument, it can be overwhelming, just as it was meant to be.
    A powerful monument, it can be overwhelming, just as it was meant to be.
     
     
    In the Oak Hall of the Federal Ministry for the Economy
    In the Oak Hall of the Federal Ministry for the Economy
     
     
    Who says ther's no free lunch? Also at the Ministry for the Economy where the mother of Christian (Akshay's partner) works.
     
    Who 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.

     
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Last Modified on September 16, 2007