Just after the holidays we went to Berlin for the exchange with the pupils of the "Gabriele von Bullow Gymnasium" we were with four nice teachers Mrs De Bel Air ,Mrs Grasland, Mr Roche and Mr Fontaine the organiser of the trip .It was very nice to do the trip with them .
After 21hours of bus we arrived in Berlin at 15 o'clock and we were very happy to met our pen pal and to pass the week end with them.On The saturday night I go to the conformation of one member of my pen pal's familly and I go to bed at midnight I was very tired. On sunday we make a party for the birthday of my pen pal's mother and all his familly was there.
On the sunday afternoon with the friends of my pen pal and with his stepfather we make a bowling and it was great.
On monday we were very happy to go to the college to met our friends and to tell to them our experiences in the host famillies after a lots of stories the bus arrived and we visited the western part of berlin by bus explain by a german teacher .Afterwe go to the east side gallery ,to Check point Charlie and all about the Berlin wal and the Cold war.After a lunchwe take some pictures near the Brandburg gate thinking about our next visit the reichstag dome where we saw a beautifull view of berlin.(The reichstag is a big place wich is like our"assemblée Nationale").
After a little passage near the chancellery where Angela Merkel work we did a bowling in Tegel with all the french pupils and their penpals.
It was a very great day!
On tuesday we visited the garden of Charlottenburg castel and Afterwards we did I think one of the favourites visits of the boys the olympic stadium :the place of the story of Hitler and Jesse Owens during the olympics games of 1936, the head butt of Zidane during the football world cup of 2006 and the World records of Usain Bolt on 100 and 200 m during the athletic world championship of 2009 on the blue lane.
For the afternoon we went to the holocaust memorial for the europeans jewish it is a giant place with 2711 stones wich was built by the architect Peter Eisenman.At the end of the day we entered on the museum wich is situated under the memorial .
On wednesday we visited the concentration camp for women of Ravensbruck we went to the guardians houses ,to the prison , to the crematorium furnace and to the memorial where a pupil put a flower spray because a member of her familly was killed by the nazis on this camp after a short time of silence we ate a picnic in the nearest city. At the end of the day we visited the gardens of the Rheinsberg castel where there is a huge lake.
On Thursday we went to Cecilienhof castel where Staline ,the americans presidents roosevelt and truman and the two english prime ministers Churchill and atlee had signed the Potzdam agreement .After a short time of shopping in potzdam we go to Sans souci castle where we drive around the gardens wich are beautifulls.on the night we went to a party in Fontane House wich is a big house for made parties.
On Friday we did shopping in a big avenue the Kurfurstendamm where we buy presents for our familly .Afterwards we took the U banh to Alt-Tegel .I pass all the afternoon with my pen pal and we ate carry wurst a speciality from Berlin.At 4 o'clock my host familly bring me back to the bus .
On saturday after a bab night in the bus and 21 our in the bus we arrived in rennes very tired at 13 o'clock very happy of the trip !
thanck you very much"dankeschön to all the teachers who go with us !!!