September 23, 2013

Eurotrip 2013: Another Brick in the Wall x Berlin Revisited

Eurotrip 2013: Touring and sightseeing around Berlin, Germany from April 12 to 15, 2013.

Europe 2013 | Berlin Wall
"Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin." – Hiroshi Motomura

Four months later, I've rediscovered a few photographic gems from our little Eurotrip, particularly our travels to the cultural capital of Berlin (see parts one here and two here). A few lost misadventures have come flowing back to mind from my beer and meat soaked memories.

Europe 2013 | Pergamon Museum @ Berlin, Germany

Traveller May Pang sitting on the steps of a Pergamon Museum exhibit on Museum Island.

Europe 2013 | Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Brandenburg Gate @ Berlin, Germany

Fernsehturm tower at Alexanderplatz public square and looking down towards Bradenburg Gate.

Europe 2013 | Berlin, Germany

Berlin Cathedral (aka Berliner Dom) built in 1750. Diversity Destroyed (aka Zerst├Ârte Vielfalt, right) wartime memorial apologizing for the Jewish artists and intellectuals driven out of the city before and after 1933 during the Nazi regime. The cultural project commemorating the 80th anniversary of Hitler's ascension to power.

Europe 2013 | Brandenburg Gate @ Berlin, Germany

Your Super Mario Bros., Mario and Luigi, for some reason, greeting tourists at Bradenburg.

Europe 2013 | Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Berlin Wall

Breathtaking architecture from Konzerthaus Berlin concert house (left) at Gendarmenmarkt central square located downtown East Berlin. "All in all, you're just another brick in the wall", (Part 2) – Pink Floyd/Roger Waters. A dead on look at what's left of the Berlin Wall (right).

Europe 2013 | Checkpoint Charlie @ Berlin, Germany

Leaving the American side of Checkpoint Charlie, the post WWII East-West German border crossing.

Europe 2013 | Checkpoint Charlie @ Berlin, Germany

"More Walls to Tear Down", a public art installation at Friedrichstra├če dedicated to bringing down dictators still in power across the globe.

Europe 2013 | Pergamon Museum @ Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Checkpoint Charlie @ Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Brandenburg Gate @ Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Berlin WallEurope 2013 | Berlin, GermanyEurope 2013 | Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Take me back.
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