We drove as fast as we could from Tychy in Poland to Berlin, taking roughly five hours. The fastest we managed was 213 kilometres an hour.
The 'posts' at left mark the spot where the western-most Wall once stood. Where the people are gathered at right marks where the eastern-most Wall used to be. In the middle is the former no-man's land.
This says the Berlin Wall stood from 1961 until 1989.
A surviving East German watch tour. Their job was to make sure no East Germans tried to escape.