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Museum Island Part 2: Julius Caesar, Rauchbier, and Nefertiti

We wake to a sleepy Berlin after Christmas. Everything remains closed. Dead soldiers strewn the streets:
We’re proud of you Berlin.

So we head back to Museum Island. Yesterday’s festivities included altars and gates from Pergamon, Miletus, and Babalon (see post). Today, sculpture and Egypt:

First we get distracted by gladiator armor, Trojan replicas, and, well, *ahem* a Babylonian hat that is clearly not over-compensating for anything: Continue reading

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Museum Island Part 1: Berlin, Germany

After a Nazi/Commie inspired tour of Berlin on Christmas Eve (see post), we decide to get even more festive: why not spend Christmas day at a museum? But not just any museum. Museum Island. The first college class my wife … Continue reading

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