Way Out West

TOUR: Explore the much neglected west of Berlin.

Potsdamer Platz -Once the hectic, avant-garde centre of the world; destroyed by the War, divided by the Wall and now a bristling modern architectural showcase.

High culture with the Charlottenburg Palace and the world class State Opera.

The Ku'damm - West Berlin's famous shopping mile and KaDeWe - the biggest and the best department store in Germany.

Zoologischer Garten - the excellent Zoo itself and the subculture of Zoo railway station.

Jewish western Berlin - A story of extraordinary achievement and devastating betrayal.

The generation of '68, student radicalism and political violence in West Berlin.

The Olympic Stadium built for the Nazis in 1936 & renewed for the FIFA World Cup in 2006.

The mad mixture of contadictory characters who were 'The Islanders', 1961-'89; French, British and US occuping troops, Pop and Rock stars desperate to restart their careers, wealthy widows from Wilmersdorf, left wing firebrands, Turkish 'guest workers' and last but not least... 'the cold warriors' the spies of West Berlin.