|just outside the train station|
You would never guess that it is home to one of the greatest atrocities of World War II, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. Hitler's first camp and the model for all others.
|model of the camp|
|guard house and watch tower in front of camp|
|on the main gate - "Work Makes You Free"|
|washroom for 500 men|
Day 3 found us needing something "lighter" and since there's no "retail therapy" in the city on Sundays (stores are closed), we headed out to Mauerpark - one of Berlin's largest flea markets.
|the Berlin Marathon was in full swing as we walked to the U-bahn|
|stopping at the backerie for bottled water|
|a tightrope walker|
|a tiny glimpse of the enormity of the park|
|MauerPark (Wall Park)|
Dinner that night was at Ranke's, an original Berlin restaurant. We sat at curbside tables where we got to chat with some of the marathoners.
|Ranke's original bar from 1912 which survived WWII|