Archive for Evan Larson

Visiting the Reichstag

Today we visited the home of the German Parliament, the Reichstag. At first glance the building looks very old but because of the turmoil in the area the building has been renovated and changed quite often although it still keeps some of the older design styles. The building also has contributions from many different artists […]

Berlin Wall Memorial

Today we visited the memorial for the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Strasse, this was an incredible experience to see whole sections of the entire wall still intact. Most people think that the Berlin wall was just a single wall made out of concrete, however the wall was actually two walls with a large area in […]

An Introduction to Berlin

This morning began with an orientation to the public transportation of Berlin, specifically the subway or the U-bahn. After a short explanation from Pat and a longer subway trip, we found ourselves at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. This church was nearly completely destroyed in the bombings of Berlin during the later stages of World […]