This memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe in World War Two really sneaks up on you. All of a sudden, you turn a corner and there it is. If I hadn't known what it was beforehand, it would have caught me completely by surprise, as there are no signs to let you know why it has been made. Children run through the blocks of concrete, and laughter is heard as I wander through. It certainly has an impact, I feel a tad overwhelmed by the magnitude. It's size however says a bit about the way the Germans I meet feel about the atrocities of World War Two. They acknowledge and accept that it happened, but I get the sense that this is a country trying to move forward in to the future, and to leave the atrocities in the past.