Weekly Photo Challenge: Entrance

The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany. It is located west of the city center at the junction of Unter den Linden and Ebertstraße, immediately west of the Pariser Platz. It is the only remaining gate of a series through which Berlin... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

A Mulberry Harbour was a British designed temporary harbour developed during World War II to offload cargo onto beaches during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Two prefabricated or artificial military harbours were taken across the English Channel from Britain with the invading army. The harbour was towed across in sections and then assembled off the coast of Normandy... Continue Reading →

Soviet War Memorial – Tiergarten

The Soviet War Memorial is one of several war memorials in Berlin, capital city of Germany, erected by the Soviet Union to commemorate its war dead, particularly the 80,000 soldiers of the Soviet Armed Forces who died during the Battle of Berlin in April and May 1945. This memorial is located in the Tiergarten, a... Continue Reading →


Breitscheidplatz is a major public square in the inner city of Berlin, Germany. Together with the Kurfürstendamm boulevard it marks the centre of former West Berlin. Breitscheidplatz lies within the Charlottenburg district near the southwestern tip of the Tiergarten park and the Zoological Garden at the corner of Kurfürstendamm and its eastern continuation Tauentzienstraße leading to Schöneberg and... Continue Reading →

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