The Strelitzer Straße in one of those side streets that you maybe first don’t really cherish – but after a while yu discover it as an alternative – for example to the much more busy Brunnenstrasse. Here’s another photo of “Golden October” in Strelitzer Straße – leafs are yellow, the street is rather quiet – […]
In October we had again a couple of very nice / sunny days. Here is one picture taken on such a sunny day, looking down Brunnenstraße towards Mitte. Perfect day for a nice walk. Here in Berlin such sunny and warm autumn days are sometimes called “Golden October” – in the English speaking hemisphere probably […]
Walking the streets of Berlin you may have noticed Cherry trees here and there. Especially during spring time, when the cherry trees begin to blossom, one may be left puzzled why there are so many cherry trees, and why they seem to be planted in rather distinct places. The answer is quite simple: most of […]
Yes, weather can be nice in March – sometimes. Last Monday it was sunny. And I had the opportunity to go ‘shopping’ in Mitte. The Dircksenstrasse is basically connecting Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt – and there are some shops to visit. And you also have this iconic view to the Berlin TV-Tower. What a great […]
Looking down Karl-Marx-Allee towards the Straussberger Platz with the TV-Tower in the background on a cold but sunny day in February. The Karl-Marx-Allee is an iconic socialist boulevard built between 1952 and 1960. Originally the street was called Große Frankfurter Straße. From 1949 until 1961 it was then renamed to Stalinallee, before it was finally […]
Walking down towards Karl-Marx-Allee, coming from Alexanderplatz, you may have seen the huge piece of streetart written on the building of the former Haus der Statistik (House of Statistics) at the corner of Otto-Braun-Strasse: “STOP WARS”. It is currently probably one of the most photographed pieces of streetart around here – although one may want […]
I recently walked back home from an opening in Kreuzberg – and on the way I enjoyed this stunning winter view from Jannowitzbrücke. The TV Tower is half hidden in the mist, but still reflecting beautifully in the water surface of river Spree. Yes, it was cold – but still very well worth it.