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Forts St. Elme and Dugommier

So my new American friend, Linda,  says to me… come on, Bird! Lets hit the forts. Now Fort St. Elme has been pounding at me like the tell-tale heart. I was always looking up at it… thinking… I have to … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest….

And… we are back! Summer has come to Berlin! I have heard that there is a season known as spring? We completely skipped that puppy and went straight on to summer… and it is walking season again! Given that I … Continue reading

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Bad Warbird…

I haven’t abandoned my plans or my blog… t has just been very cold here…really, far too cold for walks and adventures. The week it wasnt cold here, it was very busy. I had to do immigration stuff… a krieg … Continue reading

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The Reichshauptstadt strikes back!

Reichshauptstadt… It is one of those brutal German compound words… but all it means is… Empire capital city. 🙂 And… yes. It is fighting back. Today there was more snow… and even more than more snow on the ground? There … Continue reading

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The Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park

Yesterday my ramblings took me to the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park…  A large memorial and grave site in East Berlin. And I have huge issues with it- some of them probably a little unfair… but we all have our … Continue reading

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Prenzlauer Allee!

So I left the confines of my little dorf (village) by the Havel as I  had to work in Prenzlauer Berg last night. After work, I decided I would round out my KMs with some walking in a different part … Continue reading

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