Wednesday 24 April 2019
Last breakfast at the Intercontinental Hotel.
over the Glienicke
My photo from 1972 as we sailed under the bridge - made
famous in the film 'Bridge
We were on Lake Havel - East Germany is on the left.
Our coach parked up at Sanssouci.
Windmill at Sanssouci.
The Palace grounds.
88 Corinthian columns on the north side.
North entrance to the palace.
Looking north up to the dummy ruin.
Starting our tour inside the palace....
Astrological symbols on the ceiling.
Ornate spiders web above a chandelier.
Ornate domed ceiling with skylight.
Guest bedroom No 1.
Geust bedroom No 2.
Me - in reflective mood.
Another shot of the guest bedroom.
Guest bedroom No 3.
- by Andy Warhol.
The fountain at Sanssouci.
Masses of Mistletoe.
What are you looking at dear?.......
...... Oh ! I say.......
South facing facade.
Terraced Gardens looking south towards the park.
Looking back at the palace.
Another view of the windmill.
- where the Potsdam
Red star - to remind you that the Soviets are in charge.
Floor plan of the palace.
Parked up at the Peter
and Pauls Church
Soviet cemetery Potsdam.
Sitting down for a Currywurst and Bier.
Arriving in Wittenburg and the Viking Beyla - for our first night
Looking out from our 'Stateroom'! to watch the second coach
...and Les and Elaine coming aboard.