Glacial Bedrock with Scratches and Fold

Glacial Bedrock with Scratches and Fold

Here’s a closeup of a glacial bedrock with its scratches and the fold near Tammisaari, Finland. The straight scratches were formed by rock fragments being dragged across the finish landscape by glaciers.

Helsinki Uspenski Cathedral – close-up from the backside

Helsinki Uspenski Cathedral – close-up from the backside

A close-up photo of the Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Uusimaa. The photo was taken from the backside of the Cathedral – either from Pormestarinrinne or Rahapajankatu. (Now that I’m trying to figure out what street it actually was I have to learn that it’s hard to tell, because they basically meet right behind the Cathedral.)

Cruiseferry Cinderella arriving at Stockholm – front view

Cruiseferry Cinderella arriving at Stockholm – front view

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A front view of Viking cruiseferry Cinderella arriving at Stockholm. In the background you see the skyline of Stockholm’s city center as seen from the Viking ferry terminal in Stadsgården.

Cinderella arriving at Stockholm

Cinderella arriving at Stockholm

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The Viking cruiseferry Cinderella arriving in Stockholm. In the background you can see parts of Stockholm’s popular amusement park Gröna Lund, founded in 1883.

Berlin TV Tower

Berlin TV Tower

Graffiti in Mauerpark

Graffiti in Mauerpark

Sunset at Mauerpark – the sunlight is reflecting in this graffiti on the graffiti wall in Mauerpark. The wall is not the Berlin Wall – but it was actually part of the border installations. So back in the days when Berlin was separated there was no way to get even close to this wall. Today it is open to the public – everybody is allowed to add her/his art piece to the collection. But please, when you’re done, don’t forget take your trash with you.

Fountain in front of Orangery Palace at Sanssouci Park Potsdam

Fountain in front of Orangery Palace at Sanssouci Park Potsdam

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The fountain in front of the Orangery Palace at Sanssouci Park Potsdam is a popular photo opportunity – which makes it a bit difficult to take a photo here. There is basicalyy always somebody or some couple posing in front of you. But – when taking pictures one should probably not complain about people taking pictures.

Turning Torso by the Sea

Turning Torso by the Sea

View from Brygga 1 – the bridge to Ribersborgs Kallbadhus, a historical wodden bath house and restaurant a.k.a. Kallis.

Turning Torso, Malmø

Turning Torso, Malmø

The Turning Torso in Malmø on a cloudy but nice day in April. A nice snapshot I took with my iPhoneSE driving across the city: silhouettes of the street lights of the Malmö harbour area in the foreground, cloud mountains in the background.

Berlin Rooftop Fireworks – New Year’s Eve 2016/2017

Berlin Rooftop Fireworks – New Year’s Eve 2016/2017

Lucky us – we were invied to a New Year’s Eve party with access to a rooftop terrace – or at least a terrace with a view to the rooftops of the surrounding buildings. So we basically saw and enjoyed the neighbors’ fireworks with all the comfort you would expect: a glass of sparkling wine (actually it was Champagne), a few couple of dear friends to chat with – and no fear of getting hit by fireworks. Greatness.

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