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It's been 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. In January 2012, armed with my trusty paper map of Berlin, I set out to see as much of the wall's remains as possible. Here are my pictures of the Berlin Wall, taken by yours truly in January 2012.
I was just reading about U of T banning a poster promoting The Black-Jew Dialogues, a comedy show "designed to build inter-racial bridges and shatter cultural stereotypes". In Berlin, they seem a little less sensitive to perceived racist posters. A few weeks ago, while walking the streets of Berlin, I
The Reichstag in Berlin is where German parliament (the Bundestag) meets. When they reconstructed it, they added a large glass dome at the very top of the building. I was lucky enough to have dinner in the Reichstag and that gave me a chance to climb this dome and check
Patrolling the Brandenburg Gate these days is a leader from a truly evil empire. Here's the photographic evidence before you jump to conclusions. I certainly thought twice before crossing over.
I spent some time last night planning my sightseeing in Berlin, mapping my route and making sure I hit as many historical sights as possible. I wanted to do it all by foot. No sightseeing tour buses or taxi cabs for me. After a big breakfast, I hit the pavement
In Berlin, there's a thin line between wholesome and seedy. I wandered the streets tonight, exploring the Berlin underbelly. As you'd expect, there's an active street walker scene and numerous options for those craving the erotic. What's interesting is how seamlessly you walk from the Erotik-Museum to giant kid-friendly snowman.
While in Germany, I wanted to enjoy some of that Bavarian culture we know from Oktoberfest. At Zum Haxnwirt, it's all about the beer and huge hunks of pork. I sense wild boars were captured on the streets of Berlin and baked into schweinshaxe for my benefit. The knuckle of
In Berlin, parking is scarce. People will park anywhere they can fit their car. No wonder there are so many Smart cars. You can park them in the tightest of spots. Oh... and Batman is here.
I haven't done a very good job posting my daily photo, but I should have more luck this week. Today's photo will give you a clue as to why. I took this photo just before landing in Berlin, Germany. It was a connector flight from Frankfurt full of turbulence and