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Protected: A STROLL THROUGH THE PARK WITH ERWIN BARTH

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YOU ARE HERE: VIKTORIAPARK IN BERLIN-KREUZBERG

Here are Berlin´s fourth oldest City park, Viktoriapark in Berlin-Kreuzberg and the National Memorial on top of the Kreuzberg hill around which the park was built, in the last decade of the 19th century. … Continue reading

Dec 13, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: DARKNESS AT NOON

Spotted in passing in Gleisdreieckpark,  Berlin – Kreuzberg.

Aug 16, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: GOATS STARING AT BOYS

Spotted at the Streichelzoo (City Farm) in Görlitzer Park, Berlin-Kreuzberg. Opening hours in summer: Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri 10am – 7pm and Sat/Sun 11am – 6pm.

Jul 13, 2014

ROLLING THROUGH GÖRLI

Since the latest measures to curb drug-dealing kicked in and the policemen and policewomen can be seen doing their beat through the park on regular basis, Görlitzer Park looks astoundingly … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

SLOW TRAVELS THROUGH VIKTORIAPARK

We have been featured on one of our favourite Berlin web pages, the befriended Slow Travel Berlin. Here is a short introduction to Viktoriapark, one of the most enchanting places … Continue reading

Apr 27, 2014

YOU ARE HERE: THE WATERFALL IN VIKTORIAPARK

The so called Bengal lights, in this case a colour-changing electric illumination, was switched on for the first time in 1898 after an electric dynamo generator was installed in the … Continue reading

Mar 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

THE FAKE POETS: UHLAND AND KLEIST FROM VIKTORIAPARK

Here are several photos of two famous sculptures from Viktoriapark in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Out of six original and over 2-metre-tall hermas (sculptures with a head and torso as if growing out … Continue reading

Feb 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

WHY EVERYBODY LOVES (AND HATES) GÖRLI

It is easy to forget that there is so much more to Görlitzer Park that only drug dealers and the tsunami of rubbish washing over it on daily basis in … Continue reading

Jan 20, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: A VERY RARE CATCH

Here is a new interpretation of Ernst Herter´s famous scuplture Der Seltener Fang (A Rare Catch) standing since 1896 at the foot of Kreuzberg in Viktoria Park in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The … Continue reading

Dec 12, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: FROM KREUZBERG WITH LOVE

Spotted in Böcklerpark in Kreuzberg 61.

Oct 27, 2013

GÖRLI NEEDS YOU or BATMAN, WHERE ART THOU?

The portal BerlinOnline informs that on September 14th – this Saturday – all fans and supporters of Görlitzer Park are invited to help out with the cleaning of the park … Continue reading

Sep 10, 2013

GREEN IN THE CITY: TEMPELHOFER FELD

What is big, green and makes tens of thousands of people happy? And no, you cannot smoke it… If we are thinking about Berlin then those must be the city … Continue reading

Sep 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

A STAR IS BORN: JESPER MUNK AT GLEISDREIECK PARK RADIO EINS FESTIVAL

Here´s Jesper Munk, the young (oh, so very young!) man who made my iron jaw drop last night so fast and so loud that the thud could be heard all … Continue reading

Aug 24, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: GLEISDREIECK SKY

Aug 20, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: AUGUST 12th

Today: from horse-power to electric power in only 13 years. 1886 The direct horse-drawn tram line from the terminus at Gesundbrunnen in today´s Berlin-Wedding to the freshly re-furbished and expanded … Continue reading

Aug 14, 2013

YOU ARE HERE: VIKTORIAPARK WATERFALL

The waterfall in Viktoriapark around 1900 – a man-made “piece of nature” with originally (it is a bit less today) 13,000 litres of water pumped to the top of the … Continue reading

Jun 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

SPOTTED IN PASSING: OUR DREAMS IN BÖCKLERPARK

This often overlooked and hardly known sculpture in Böcklerpark on the northern bank of Urbanhafen at the canal in Kreuzberg 61 was made in 1989 by an acclaimed Turkish artist … Continue reading

Jun 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

GLEISDREIECKPARK REVISITED

Unlike a certain Berlin airport that might or might not be ready within the next decade, the western part of the Park Am Gleisdreieck is not only about to be … Continue reading

May 29, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: LATTE TO GO

Spotted at Wrangelbrunnen in Grimmstrasse in Kreuzberg 61.

May 3, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: SO36-BOY

Apr 29, 2013

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM HALLESCHES TOR TO MÖCKERNBRÜCKE

Möckernbrücke? Most people are surprised to hear the name even after they had been passing the station for years on their journey towards the greener pastures of Schlesisches Tor or … Continue reading

Dec 6, 2012

MYTHOS KREUZBERG

Mythos Kreuzberg is the title of the documentary film about the borough produced by RBB, the local TV and radio production company for Berlin and Brandenburg. It tells the story … Continue reading

Dec 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

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