In August, Rafael’s friend from Brazil, Lucas, came to visit and stayed with us for two weeks. We did a lot of cool things together…tourism, sightseeing, visited museums and two close cities to Berlin. It took a little while to download and gather all the pictures that we took at the time, but finally here they are!
We went to visit Charlottenburg Palace, its the largest palace in Berlin, and it was build in the end of the 17th century and was greatly expanded during the 18th century. The original palace was commissioned by Sophie Charlotte, wife of Friedrich III (who crowned himself King Friedrich I of Prussia). Continue reading
I am so happy that the weather is getting warmer around here! The grass is greener, trees have new blossoms, new animals are arriving….don’t you just love the rebirth of nature?! Everything is wonderful!!
With all of that going on, you have no reason to stay at home, just walking around in this amazing city in the sun makes me so happy! There’s always something new to discover. We went for a walk in the lovely Charlottenburg’s neighbourhood, home of countless stores, the Zoo, theatres, museums and the Protestant Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. It’s almost impossible to not be drawn to the church, you’re walking down the street and suddenly you see this church that is almost entirely destroyed. Now, if you are curious like me, you want to go there and discover about its history. The minute you enter the hall, you see beautiful mosaics all around and can imagine how beautiful is was before being destroyed.