Berlin

The trip to Berlin with Sandy for the wedding of Arne and Amira - and then some!
A last look at Sandy's coffee table At the Brandenburg Gate At the Brandenburg Gate We Just arrived!
We Just arrived! We Just arrived! Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - The Stelen Feld   Visit their web site Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - The Stelen Feld
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - The Stelen Feld Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - The Stelen Feld Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - The Stelen Feld A unique meal!
At the foot of the TV Tower at Alexander Platz At the foot of the TV Tower at Alexander Platz At the foot of the TV Tower at Alexander Platz Memorial plaques in sidewalks all over Europe   Visit WikiPedia
First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2
First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2. Olympic Stadium Berlin 1936. First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 This is the cauldron for the Olympic Flame First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2
First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 First game of the season of the First Soccer League in Germany between Bremen (my home team) and Berlin, 2:2 Soviet War memorial   Visit WikiPedia
Soviet War Memorial General von Moltke    Visit WikiPedia Die Siegessäule    Visit WikiPedia Die Siegessäule
Die Siegessäule - details Die Siegessäule - details The trees are numbered The trees are numbered, as are the bird houses (white)
A playground in Berlin Tiergarten Marcy at the same playground in Berlin Tiergarten S-Bahn station Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station Hackescher Markt
S-Bahn station Hackescher Markt Stolpersteine A Berlin Hinterhof alley of artists, museums and studios A Berlin Hinterhof alley of artists, museums and studios
A Berlin Hinterhof alley of artists, museums and studios A Berlin Hinterhof alley of artists, museums and studios Same alley also has an Anne Frank museum and the "Broom Museum", a former broom and brush manufacturers rooms where a number of persecutet people were hidden and saved from the Nazis Statues on an old goverment building
Statues on an old goverment building - with modern neighborhood Gärten der Welt Berlin    Visit the gardens Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail
Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail
Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail
Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail
Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail Gärten der Welt Berlin - detail
Wasseruhr in Europa Center Wasseruhr in Europa Center In our flat An old fassade
At the Spree river A faux fassadde on a building during renovations Sachsenhausen P8270549
Sachsenhausen Sachsenhausen Sachsenhausen Sachsenhausen
Visiting with Waldemar Visiting with Waldemar First Hellos at the wedding First Hellos at the wedding
First Hellos at the wedding First Hellos at the wedding Hellos over the BBQ Hellos over the BBQ
Hellos over the BBQ Hellos over the BBQ Local First graders being readied for first day of school Local First graders being readied for first day of school
Local First graders being readied for first day of school Local First graders being readied for first day of school Waiting for the big moment Local First graders being readied for first day of school
Local First graders being readied for first day of school Local First graders being readied for first day of school Local First graders being readied for first day of school Exchange of rings
Exchange of rings The new couple Congratulations all around Congratulations all around
Congratulations all around Congratulations all around Congratulations all around Congratulations all around
Congratulations all around Congratulations all around Congratulations all around Outside the chapel
Outside the chapel Outside the chapel Outside the chapel Outside the chapel
Outside the chapel Outside the chapel Outside the chapel Outside the chapel
Onto Ruppiner See On the boat On the boat On the boat
On the boat On the boat Waiting for the cake Here is the cake!
Here is the cake! Here is the cake! Here is the cake! Here is the cake!
Here is the cake! The feeding They ate their own fork fulls Viking Chess - the King toss (rear view!)    Visit WikiPedia
Viking Chess - the King toss (rear view!) Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet
Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet
Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet Some impression from the banquet Michael and Sylvia
Marcy eating "Eisbein" Marcy eating "Eisbein" Warehouses in the old Hamburg harbor Warehouses in the old Hamburg harbor
Warehouses in the old Hamburg harbor St. Michaeli - der Michel Making fast after the harbor tour After the harbor tour
Blom & Voss. The second largest dry dock in the world, Dock 11 Blom & Voss The largest dry dock in the world, Dock 10 St. Pauli, Hamburg
An old East German camper At Dither and Inge in Hamburg. Simple equation: three visitors = three cakes. In front of Sandy the obligatory Schwarzwalder Kirsch, in the center a Marzipan torte and an apple torte. Marcy, Dither, Sandy, Inge and Hans (on camera) A brief introduction to Inge's collection of antique dolls
A brief introduction to Inge's collection of antique dolls A brief introduction to Inge's collection of antique dolls A brief introduction to Inge's collection of antique dolls In the "Ratskeller" in Bremen (dating back to the early 1400's)
In the "Ratskeller" In the "Ratskeller" In the "Ratskeller" In the "Ratskeller"
In the "Ratskeller" Breakfast at Sandra and Reinhart's. With Viola, Maddox and Marisa A fassade in Bremen The Christian Community in Bremen
Another wall art Walking along the old moat, the "Wall Graben" around the town center of Bremen Walking along the old moat, the "Wall Graben" around the town center of Bremen A swine herd with his dog straddled by Sandy
The daily flower market Market Square with cathedral in left and town hall on the right. On the far side is the "Schuetting"    Visit WikiPedia The new City Hall The old City Hall with the Ratskeller in the basement
The Boettcherstrasse, in the old days home to coopers Common wisdom holds that you will return to Bremen if you grab the donkey by the ancle    Read the story Another rendition of the story A transport of those huge wings for a windmill power generator, taken on the way back to Berlin in the evening before departure to the US