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Berlin

Berlin is about to replace Paris as my favorite city. Never thought that could ever happen. The last time I’ve been there was so determined by culture, museums, sights that the city itself was forced to the background. But it’s such an amazing place.

Hardenbergstraße

View at Bahnhof Zoo and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

Reichstagsufer

The Spree with the Reichstag building, seat of the German parliament.

Plane and Train

In order to attend the Raumfahrer.net Meeting 2007 I am going to fly to Berlin tomorrow. The flight (500 km) will last 75 minutes, the train ride to the city (20 km) between 35 and 50 minutes.

By the way: The homepage of Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg, the local public transportation network, lets you chose how you would like to change trains: normally, comfortably or slowly.

Umsteigen

Aren’t there any fast people in the north? Or is it just a question of how you define “normally”?

Friend Detail Request

Friend detail request

Emmm… No.

Well, ok, the second line’s true.

Not Yet Arranged

I called Tongji University yesterday to ask them when the spring semester 2008 will start. They didn’t know, told me “the schedule is not yet aranged” and I should try again in november. The whole thing seems to depend on the Chinese Spring Festival whose date is well-known. I suppose it’s one of these intercultural challgenges we have to cope. ;-)

Just to show the difference to Germany: The winter semester 2008/2009 at TU München will be from October 13, 2008 until February 2, 2009.