Category Archives: Berlin

Berlin – Stone Brewing – The Second of Two November Days

With the day to ourselves, Hector was able to plan accordingly. We headed down the hill from Ibis Mitte to Alexanderplatz passing the Berlin Hofbräuhaus, the plan was to rendezvous here with Steve and Louise later. Firstly Marg had to … Continue reading

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Berlin – Bräuerei Vagabund – The First of Two November Days

In recent years, those who have been fortunate enough to work at a certain Independent School in the West of Scotland have enjoyed an ad hoc Holiday in the middle of November. In November there are no Bank or Other … Continue reading

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Hector’s Heroic Homecoming – Day the Eleventh – Berlin Biermeile

There was talk of someone going out to get the ingredients for Breakfast – Bacon Rolls? Alas, when Hector rose after a much needed night’s sleep, there was no sign of Breakfast. The rain was chucking it down, so no … Continue reading

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Hector’s Heroic Homecoming – Day the Tenth – The Return to Berlin – #3

Decisions, decisions Back at the Hotel Garni Probst it was time to pack, what to take? Sorting through the wad of train tickets that were pre-purchased for this Trip there was a sickening feeling when I located the batch for … Continue reading

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Hector’s Heroic Homecoming – Day the First – The Berlin Air-drop

It came to pass, there was an 07.00 rendezvous at Glasgow Airport, yes the one with the Railway running past the Runway and a shorter walk thereby as equivalent from Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen to its Train Station. And so Hector, … Continue reading

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Two Nights in Berlin

Wilkommen im Berlin, this is the start of Hector and Marg’s fourteenth Summer Vacation. Once again Marg and Hector are resident at The Best Western (Osloer Strasse, Wedding) which they advertise as Berlin Mitte. We are in the midst of … Continue reading

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One day in Berlin

The perfect end to a Greek vacation… Prior to the reported and impressive Curry-Heute at the Naveena Path, Hector and Marg had done the tourist thing. This did involve the most expensive of coffees, by volume, at the Hotel Maritim … Continue reading

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