Category Archives: Berlin

Ich Bin Ein Berliner: Dali at Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz was also the location of a Dali Museum. In a mall. And that is why I was there. There were some nice sculptures, and an unreal amount of book illustrations. Naturally, I loved the Alice in Wonderland illustrations … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner: Saturday: Off to Market

This morning as I headed out for the day at the crack of noon, as my dad used to say, i chatted with an Italian couple who had just arrived. After i set out for the street market a young … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner: Monsterkabinet is Awesome!

If you ever find yourself in Berlin, you absolutely must go to Monsterkabinet. It was the most creative and fun attraction I have ever seen. It is something of a cross between a haunted house and an art exhibit. It … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner: Graffiti Art

In spite of it being illegal, there are graffiti galleries all over Berlin. It is considered a mecca for street artists. It started with the Berlin wall, the biggest and most visual canvas possible. Artists began to congregate there. If … Continue reading

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Ich Bin Ein Berliner: Lutter & Wagner at Gendarmenmarkt

“In 1811, the wine merchants Christoph Lutter and August F. Wegner opened a wine shop on Gendarmenmarkt, which in no time at all enjoyed an excellent reputation. They became purveyors to the court of the Prussian crown prince, Frederick William … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner: Welcome and The Zoo

More than any other place I have traveled so far, I had a difficult time in Germany. There were a lot of complex procedures and rules of conduct that I was unaware of, and when you break them, Germans get … Continue reading

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