Monthly Archives: September 2013

Berlin (Euro Trip 5; Thursday 25 September 2013)

After two days running ourselves into the ground in the name of culture, we planned an easier day today. We’d hoped to get out to Potsdam to visit the Sanssouci park and schloss, but the weather wasn’t in our favour … Continue reading

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Berlin (Euro Trip 4)

More galleries today – a trip to Charlottenburg to see the surrealist collection in the Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection. Lots of works by Klee and Redon, with a side collection covering the Surrealists’ influences and including many sketches by Goya. A few … Continue reading

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Berlin (Euro Trip 3)

Day three in Berlin took us to Museum Island for a day of art and ancient monuments. We started in the Alte Nationalgallerie, which had an interesting collection of mostly 19th century art, including Monet and Cezanne, as well as … Continue reading

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Berlin (Euro Trip 2)

A fairly busy day, starting with a walk into town to see the major outdoor sights. From our apartment it’s about 4km – I’d hoped that we’d pass some interesting sights, and found a few: more graffiti of all kinds … Continue reading

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Berlin (Euro Trip 1)

This is going to be a diary of our European trip. I’m writing it more for myself than for anyone else, so some of it may seem mundane or ridiculous, but it might just be interesting too. Sunday morning saw … Continue reading

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