Berlin
Schwimmhalle Pankow
It seems like nobody likes to go swimming anymore these days. Or at least one gets that impression when looking at the amount of abandoned [...]
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Blogging
Tonnara del Secco – The Sicilian Tuna Fishery
Sicily - an explorers dream. Stunning landscapes, beautiful coastlines with crystal clear water and lots of abandoned villages and factories. Just a short walk from [...]
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Blogging
The White Castle
Built in 1873 by one of the richest Germans of the Bismarck era - the White Castle was one of the only buildings in northern [...]
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Blogging
Stompie – Londons Soviet Tank
What to do in London when you've virtually seen everything? You go out looking for the obscure and weird. And it doesn't get more weird [...]
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Berlin
Berlin: Whats that white cotton stuff in the air?
Its the same spectacle every year: Berlins streets are flooded with some weird cotton pollen just as the summer starts kicking in. When a light [...]
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Blogging
The Classical Villa
Once home to a wealthy industrialist or Businessman - this once stunning Villa has been left to fend on its own for several decades. Rotten [...]
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Berlin
Prenzlauer Bergs Neon Music Tape
Right at the border between Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain, above the heads of the masses lies one of Prenzlauer Bergs more visible mysteries. Thousands of [...]
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Berlin
The Stasi Tower
When the DDR erected the „Antifaschistischer Schutzwall“ – aka the Berlin Wall in 1961, the 160 Kilometer long fortification was overlooked by 302 Watchtowers. The East German [...]
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Out and About
Rapunzel’s Tower
Hidden in a small overgrown forest on the outskirts of a sleepy village lies Rapunzel's Tower. Or at least whats left of it. Rubble of [...]
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Berlin
The Cosmonaut of Potsdam
Potsdams a nice place - but it's just not quite as cool as its younger brother Berlin. Whatever Potsdam does it's always seemingly second class [...]
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Berlin
The Watchtowers of East Berlin
When the DDR erected the „Antifaschistischer Schutzwall“ - aka the Berlin Wall in 1961, the 160 Kilometer long fortification was overlooked by 302 Watchtowers. The East German [...]
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Berlin
The Abandoned Chinese Embassy | The Republic of Pankow
1973 was an important year for East Germany. After years of political turmoil, the DDR was finally accepted as a member state (the 133rd) to [...]
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