Monthly Archives: April 2017

Flowers for the Queen

BUCKINGHAM Palace in the spring is fronted by a riot of color… and hordes of tourists to watch the changing of the guard. The tourists seem to come mostly from continental Europe. I guess British tax payers pay for those … Continue reading

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Am I missing Greenwich Village in little ol’ New York?

Meh! New York is highly overrated IMHO. Its  neurotic, desperately striving residents can get on your nerves. This is Christopher Street Park, in case you didn’t know.

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Berlin’s most beautiful plaza? What’s your preference, old or new?

Gendarmenmarkt, obviously, is Berlin’s antique showpiece. Of course, all three buildings were rebuilt after the war. I will return at night to photograph it. During the blue hour preferably. The churches at right and  left have basically lost their interiors. The … Continue reading

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Colors of Berlin

The blocky architecture of Berlin can get monotonous so what do the Berliners do? They color it to cheer themselves up! Bullish on the Bode Museum You can’t get a more arresting historic building in Berlin than the Bode. Its … Continue reading

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Berlin, when it drizzles

I have been in Berlin a week now and have come to the conclusion that this city is the rainiest in Europe, if not the world. You know that song by the Eurythmics? Well I am sure it was composed … Continue reading

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