Rather indulgent travel post...

Mostly for our pals back home, but you can peek in too.
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Belgium was cold for us wimpy Californians, but Amsterdam got cold enough to wear the fuzzy cap Deanna bought me so my little ears won't get cold.
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The wind was bitter and biting through our clothes, but some girls still had skirts on. We really are spoiled in So-Cal.
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Last night in Amsterdam looking for Vegan food. You would think it would be easy in Amsterdam, but it is not so hot.
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Our train ride to Berlin. I have been heavily neglecting the digi-cam so far, but today I made an effort to get some shots for the web.
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We rolled into Berlin after a 6 hour ride from Amsterdam. Deanna was not too stoked to see it snowing!
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Leave it to Deanna to book us some fancy-ass hotel.
We walked in and there was a 6 story fish-tank in the middle of it.
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Took the elevator up to the top floor just to check out this 'attraction'
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Looking down on my minions.
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It was 28 degrees today / tonight, The coldest of our trip so far. Deanna was not built for cold, and she had to go 'Ninja' to feel even slightly warm.
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We even had to put a glove over her "Claw" and over her cast like a rubber.
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We went in to the big church "Berliner Dom" with it's massive dome inside...
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Top of the cup.
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We hiked up the the top of the cup to get a pre-sunset view over Berlin, very nice.
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Looking over the city. So new and fresh.
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Walking down the stairs of the church.
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So just for Stacy and Lindsay, we have shot photos of our food. We ate at a place called Hans-Wurst, an All-Vegan restaurant. Deanna got a Tempeh, onion, and mushroom tart with a rocket salad. It was very tasty. The bread was foccacia style.
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I got Veggie medallions with spicy sweet pepper sauce and guacamole rice. Also very good. We forgot to shoot our soup, Minestrone, with beans and pasta in it. So good.
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Deanna and I agree, this is the best cake we have ever had in Europe.
That is saying alot for us road weary vegans...
Posted March 24th, 2009
great post, thanks Ed.
Posted By: garry on March 24th, 2009 at 04:31PM PST
finding good vegan food everywhere must be such a pain in the ass
i feel for you guys
as for the cold, layers are always the way to go
you should get some killer thermals while you are there
Posted By: Eggs McManus on March 24th, 2009 at 06:19PM PST
sweet fishtank
Posted By: bleehh on March 24th, 2009 at 09:19PM PST
L I V I N
Posted By: Kincade on March 24th, 2009 at 09:30PM PST
cute
Posted By: !! on March 24th, 2009 at 10:02PM PST
when will you be at the gallery in berlin?
Posted By: pete on March 25th, 2009 at 12:05AM PST
yum! ..and you've already Fed Ex'd me a slice of that cake, right?
Posted By: stacy on March 25th, 2009 at 06:44AM PST
did these pinocchia's have donkey tails?

nice update, thanks
Posted By: mikeyb on March 25th, 2009 at 09:56AM PST
Hell Yeah!
Posted By: Robin Alvar "hans wurst chef" on March 25th, 2009 at 12:53PM PST
deanna in that ninjaesque photo...http://www.chocolateskateboards.com/images/daniel_portrait.jpg

hahaha
Posted By: iii on March 25th, 2009 at 04:28PM PST
oh nice marmut
Posted By: the dude on March 25th, 2009 at 08:43PM PST
Berlin is such an awesome city - you can skate wherever and no one cares and everybody is just so relaxed. I guess its because they have such a beautiful city with great galleries and views and history sites! I was living there last year and can't wait to get back this year! Ed - treat my lovely second home with great respect and love! :) Paz John
Posted By: John on March 26th, 2009 at 03:03PM PST
wow, this gets me hyped to travel this summer once i get some money. of all the beautiful sights, i like the stairs the best hah. hoping for a quick healing for deanna! also, i got my brother a toy machine onesie for his first birthday. here's a photo of us, loyal pawns to the bloodsucking skateboard company for life.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h11/ralzy/Picture001-2.jpg?t=1238132975
Posted By: raul on March 26th, 2009 at 10:00PM PST
i actually ate at an amazing vegan place in amsterdam, but i can't remember the name. Berlin is one of my favorite cities, for skating and for food...so many good vegan places!
Posted By: vegan tightass on March 27th, 2009 at 11:17AM PST
Yes Raul!!!!!!
Posted By: ed on March 27th, 2009 at 02:59PM PST
http://www.ivebeenthere.co.uk/tips/2180

If you're close. Hope all is well sir.
Posted By: The Mulv on March 28th, 2009 at 12:39PM PST
Mulv, I have been there.
Posted By: ed on March 29th, 2009 at 12:31AM PST
28 degrees is warm
Posted By: weave on March 29th, 2009 at 08:31AM PST
Thanks for letting us pawns peek in on the travel photos! Very nice!
Posted By: Hemlock Drew on March 29th, 2009 at 01:35PM PST
you are so lucky!
how many times you´ve had traveled to europe?

my very postive vibrations to you ed and deane!! were ever your are!!
Posted By: Aldo Di Bella . on March 29th, 2009 at 02:34PM PST
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