It was great. We had to cling on to the railing for a very wobbly, swaying take off which tempered the persistent camera clicking noise that usually accompanies Sarah and I whenever we meet up. Sadly, it wasn't the clearest, sunniest of days, but I would highly recommend it, and as I am about to overload the page with photos I'll leave it at that. Should you fancy going you'll find details on their webpage but you might want to hold out for a Groupon deal to save on the 19 euro ticket price.
|The Die Welt hot air balloon.|
|Some (heavily Photoshopped) Trabi's|
|The Trabi Safari|
|Pretty coloured buildings|
|The Jewish Memorial|
|Leipziger Strasse (I have a bit of a thing for ugly high rises)|
|Gendarmenmarkt with the Berliner Dom behind.|
|The Jewish Memorial, Frank Gehry's DZ Bank with the Brandenburg Gate peeking out behind, the beginning of the Tiergarten, and the Reichstag.|
|Leipziger Platz (foreground where the death strip was) and the modern architecture of Potsdamer Platz & the Sony Center, with Tiergarten behind.|
|Looking to the west - the tallest building on the right is the new Waldorf Astoria and faintly you can see the Funkturm further right, and in the background, Teufelsberg.|
My other Groupon adventures:
Unsicht-bar - eating in the dark restaurant
Panoramapunkt - sightseeing from the top of Kollhof Tower.
Loxx Miniatur Welten - Mini Berlin with trains in the Alex shopping centre
Like I just stepped out of a salon - getting a Groupon haircut - eek