Afternoon View – Rouladen Mit Kartoffeln

We had an incredible lunch at a place called König in the Alexanderplatz neighborhood of Mitte, the centermost Berlin borough where most of the museums are. Then we rode to the top of the Fernsehturm, the Communist-era tv tower which is the tallest object in Germany. The view reveals the striking differences between the stark and ugly formerly East Berlin buildings and the low-rise charm of West Berlin.It’s a bit difficult to get your bearings in Berlin, the TV tower is the only thing of any height (by American standards) and with the narrow curvy streets, you can rarely see it. I’ll be back to regular blogging in the morning.