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Spectacle

Strike a pose

Just a scene I found to be rather odd as I walked around Olympic Stadium in Berlin a couple years ago.

Today is Christopher Street Day

Christopher Street Day

@Berlin_de_News @CSD_Berlin #berlin #ChristopherStreetDay @BerlinTourism

The world’s best-known LGBT event takes place today in Berlin. One million people will participate in the festivities. The parade procession runs from Kurf├╝rstendamm to Brandenburger Tor, where the grand final rally will take place.

Berlin Victory Column

Berlin Victory Column

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Today’s photo, which comes from the location for Barack Obama’s speech in Berlin as a US presidential candidate during his visit to Germany in July 2008, was taken in Berlin’s Tiergarten Park. The original location for this statue is the center of this prior photo. The Victory Column was relocated to its present location in 1939 by the nazis. Had it not been relocated, it would have been destroyed in WWII.

German sunset

Berlin sunset from the Reichstag roof

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Merry Blue Christmas

interior berlin Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Interior of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Berlin, Germany)

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This church is one of the more unique ones I’ve encountered. Besides the interior, the exterior is a half bombed out relic from WW2 and half octagonal 1960s work of “art”.

Reichstag building details

Reichstag building berlin germany

Reichstag building (Berlin, Germany)

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