Discovering and photographing the unknown beauty of Europe
Lars and I also had a look at the East Side Gallery, a 1.3 km part of the Berlin Wall, which has become an international symbol of freedom. According to … Continue reading
Let’s start with the grim past. I think we all know why and when the Berlin Wall was constructed. If not, have a look here. Lars and I wondered how … Continue reading
This is a sign that Lars and I saw right next to the Reichstag in Berlin. Anyone fancy a BBQ?
Checkpoint Charlie, that is. Finding it was very easy, since the streets were abandoned so early in the morning. What exactly is this checkpoint? Wikipedia gives the answer again: Checkpoint … Continue reading
Let’s put some color back into the blog! Bittersweet memories from the past, given a new life through all the colors of the rainbow. I am referring to the Trabant … Continue reading
Once Lars and I had walked through the Brandenburger Tor, I saw a big building at the right. Lars recognized it immediately; it was the Reichstag building: The Reichstag building (German: Reichstagsgebäude; officially: Plenarbereich … Continue reading
Our first stop that Thursday morning was at the Brandenburger Tor. I had seen it on television programs and in movies and now I was going to see it for … Continue reading
This was my first time in Berlin. Visiting this city and not seeing the Brandenburger Tor is like going to Paris for the first time and not seeing the Eiffel … Continue reading
Yesterday we left Berlin and did a bit of improvised exploring!
On our second day, we stayed away from the center of Berlin and the big touristic attractions.