The Anonymous Widower

A Trip To The Berlin Olympic Stadium

My father hated both extreme-right and extreme-left politics with a vengeance and I can honestly say, that I never heard him tell a racist joke.

My father also liked his sport and always claimed he’d first been driven to White Hart Lane in a pony and trap, before the First Wold War. He said, that you used to give a kid, a shilling to hold the horse’s head during the match.

He also used to like his athletics and one day told me with great joy, how the black American athlete Jesse Owens had annoyed Hitler by wining three gold medals.

So as I was in Berlin, I had to visit the Berlin Olympic Stadium.

I arrived at the S-bahn station and walked through to the U-bahn station from where I returned to Central Berlin.

These are some of the npictures that I took.

It was a cold walk, but would be very pleasant in the sun.

February 12, 2018 - Posted by | Travel | , , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. Looks good – Berlin is on our list of cities to visit, and I gather the availability of gluten free food is good there too.

    Comment by nosnikrapzil | February 28, 2018 | Reply

  2. It’s getting better, but cities like Leipzig, Dresden and Munich are better.

    Stations aren’t very step-free either, often with long walks for good access.

    Comment by AnonW | February 28, 2018 | Reply

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