Space Oddity This is Ground Control to Major Tom You’ve really made the grade And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare “This is Major Tom to Ground Control I’m stepping through the door And I’m floating in a most peculiar way AndContinue reading “Weekly photo challenge – Ambience”
Dem Deutschen Volke “An Tagen wie diese Wünscht man sich Unendlichkeit An Tagen wie diese Haben wir noch ewig Zeit. In dieser Nacht der Nächte, Die uns so viel verspricht. Erleben wir das Beste Kein Ende ist in Sicht. Erleben wir das Beste Und kein Ende in Sicht Kein Ende in Sichtier” Die Toten HosenContinue reading “Weekly photo challenge – Names”
Tor or gate? This is a door. One of the most famous doors in the World. But is it a door? The Branderburger Tor is a gate of course. But who cares? Germans don’t have humor. They say so themselve 🙂 So for this occasion the Brandenburger Tor is nothing more than a oversized door.Continue reading “Thursday Doors – Brandenburger Tor”
From the DDR … Surprise! I discovered my first camera, a Praktica, in a display in the DDR museum in Berlin. Never realized it was made in former East-Germany. But it worked fine and I still have good memories about it. Today I take my pictures with a Nikon D750 from Japan … Weekly photoContinue reading “Weekly photo challenge – Nostalgia”
Abstract building – Kurfurstendamm Berlin Glass building close to the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
Shoes – made in the DDR I took this picture in the DDR museum in Berlin. A small but entertaining museum that gives an idea of life in the former DDR. Many of the objects shown are on the same level of design as there counterparts in ‘free world’. But, the winner takes it all.
Holocaust Memorial – Berlin
Sans Souci – Berlin Potsdam
Berliner Fernsehturm The Berliner Fernsehturm is one of the narrowest buildings I have ever seen. Close to the Alexanderplatz it dominates the Berlin Skyline. The Fernsehturm (English: Berlin TV Tower) is a television tower in central Berlin, Germany. Close to Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte, the tower was constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the administration ofContinue reading “Weekly photo challenge – Narrow”
Wordlesswednesday – East Side Gallery This picture is taken at the East Side Gallery, the longest remaining part of the Berlin Wall.