111 Places in Berlin
111 Places in Berlin – Nr 63: The Meteorstraße
Totgesagte leben länger - literally translates into The condemned live longer. Nothing fits better to the "doomed" Airport Tegel than this saying. To think that [...]
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Berlin
German Traffic Lights – Youre Using Them All Wrong
Recht und Ordnung. Law and Order. Theres nothing that a German loves more - or at least that's the stereotype that everybody spreads around. While [...]
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Berlin
Checkpoint Bravo
The Berlin Wall didn't go up on the 13th of August 1961. What actually happened was that East Berlin Closed all its borders with West [...]
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The Geographical Center of Berlin
Berlin Mitte. U-Bahn Station Mitte. The Rotes Rathaus. They are all liars. All of them claim to be the center of Berlin but none of [...]
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The Friedhofsbahn
Berlins rail based public transport network is huge. Combined, the S-Bahn and U-Bahn have over 477 Km worth of tracks, 25 lines and 339 stations [...]
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111 Places in Berlin
111 Places in Berlin – Nr 46: Kleists Grave
"Das Paradies ist verriegelt und der Cherub hinter uns; wir müssen die Reise um die Welt machen und sehen, ob es vielleicht von hinten irgendwo [...]
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Sowjetisches Ehrenmal Schönholzer Heide
With the end of the Second World War, and the subsequent occupation and partition of Germany - the Soviet Union sought to mark its contribution [...]
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Berlin – Mission Control
Spotted - Berlin, Germany
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111 Places in Berlin
111 Places in Berlin – Nr 68: The Müggelturm
Berlin is best enjoyed from the top. Not that there are that many opportunities within the city aside from the Fernsehturm and the Weltballon. But [...]
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Munitionsdepot Oranienburg
After the Soviets liberated the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in April 1945, they immediately occupied all buildings and structures in and around Oranienburg which they thought [...]
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Paule III – Berlins smallest Ferry
I Hate the Sea and Everything in it, but I have a soft spot for Ferries (see the MS Tempelhof) and other obscure modes of [...]
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Freibad Lichtenberg
Schools out for Summer and everyone's heading to the pool. But not this one. The Freibad Lichtenberg has been closed for a good 20 years, [...]
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