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June 9 - Sanssouci Park and Filmpark Babelsberg

Yesterday On June 9th, we took a trip to Sanssouci Park and Palace right outside Berlin to go back in time to King Frederick the Great of Prussia who had built that park for himself as a refuge for times of stress and hardship. His successors added to and modified the park to their likings.
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June 8 - Berlin's History after WWII

Jun 9, 2018 On a hot summer day, we set out to learn more about the history of Berlin after WWII, namely the history of communist East Berlin and capitalist West Berlin during and after the Cold War. First we visited the East Side Gallery, the longest still standing part of the Berlin Wall.
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June 7 - Sightseeing in Berlin

Jun 7, 2018 Today, on a beauitful day we did our first sightseeing tour in Berlin. We saw the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the Kudamm, the KaDeWe, the Victory Column, the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag Building, the Chancellery Building, the Holocaust Memorial, the Potsdamer Platz with the Sony Center, and...
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June 5 & 6 - Departure for and Arrival in Germany

Jun 6, 2018 A group of 17 SHS students, two chaperones and two little children left in the afternoon for a 4-week trip to Germany. The bus ride to Chicago O'Hare and the flights to Frankfurt and then to Berlin went smooth. Tomorrow we will take our first tour through Berlin...
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