Photo Diary: Berlin’s Famous Street Art

November 2015 Though I wouldn’t consider Berlin an architecturally beautiful city given its history of, well, frankly being flattened by the ravages of World War II and then subsequently rebuilt in a utilitarian post-war government fashion with cheap, blocky concrete monstrosities echoing the clean, modernist style of the Bauhaus movement (call me […]

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Berlin in Black & White

November 2015 Checkpoint Charlie First set up in August 1961 when communist East Germany put up the Berlin Wall to prevent its citizens from fleeing to the democratic West, the famed Allied sentry post named Checkpoint Charlie acted as a way station for officials traveling from one side of the wall […]

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