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Not So Basic Division

GERMANY | Mon, 15 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [252]

We woke up in Sungsoo’s apartment with plenty of time for people to make it to class (most of them are all in the same program together).  I went back to Matt’s apartment for a shower and to plan my activities that day. Since his apartment ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin mauer, berlin wall, cross from east to west, germany, history, nachos, soviets

A Positive Blunder In History

GERMANY | Tue, 19 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [3909] | Comments [1]

Man, I wish I was at that press conference! The one on November 9th, 1989 when Günter Schabowski, the unofficial spokesman for the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED), announced to a room full of gathered journalists that travel restrictions ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, germany, history

Peeling Back The Layers

GERMANY | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [1260] | Comments [1]

How do you peel the back the layers of an ever-changing relic of history? It is impossible to know the stories behind each living mural plastered across the Berlin Wall. I fear I will fail to listen to the messages portrayed by many of the anonymous ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, graffiti, street art

Berlin: Then & Now

GERMANY | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [828]

In Berlin, where a serious-looking older woman in a suit sits next to a punk on the U-bahn, there seems to be a juxtaposition between the old Berlin and the new Berlin. The older woman who remembers “East” and “West” Germany;... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, east side gallery, germany

East Side Gallery: Who Gets a Voice?

GERMANY | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [910]

Perhaps Thomas and Karine are both descendants of survivors, high school sweet hearts, or simply Berlin lovers. But does who they are even matter? Does their heritage, talent, or popularity deny or grant them a voice? That was the question I asked ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, expression, hope, street art, symbolism, voice

Mona and Me ... the question of souvenirs

FRANCE | Mon, 22 Jun 2009 | By keith_austin | Views [1082] | Comments [2]

With mere weeks left until the end of our six-month sojourn in Paris – hang on, didn’t we just arrive? – thoughts have turned to the question of souvenirs. This is a somewhat vexed question if the truth to be told as the only souvenirs I’ve picked ... Read more >

Tags: berlin wall, berlusconi, eiffel tower, elvis, michael jackson, mona lisa, notre dame, paris, sacre coeur, souvenirs

 

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