Finland: Woods on the Rocks

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Finnish Forest and Glacier Rocks The images of this album offer a view on what a Finnish Forest looks like, after a so called harvesting machine has harvested the trees. At first sight such clear-cut area may look a bit bold and boring. But with a closer look…

Finland: Bus to Airport Helsinki Vantaa

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The Helsinki International Airport is actually not located in Helsinki, but in Vantaa. Probably the most common way to get to the airport is by bus. This album features mostly pictures of such a bus trip in Winter – but also some pictures of the Airport itself. (Pictures…

Helsinki Vallila

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Helsinki's Wooden House Neighborhood Vallila Oh sweet Vallila: a neighborhood of 'traditional' wooden houses of various sizes, different colors, green backyards – and some massive rocks in the middle of the neighborhood. The neighborhood, a bit hidden behind some rather typical office and apartment buildings that were built in…

Berlin Hansaviertel

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Years ago I used to live in Tiergarten – basically just around the corner of the Hansaviertel. None of the three apartments I lived in was actually part of the Hansaviertel. But I had the opportunity to come here quite frequently since the U-Bahn Station Hansaplatz is located…

Helsinki Sightseeing by Boat

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Helsinki is located partly by the Baltic Sea and partly in the Baltic Sea, And partly you could even say that Helsinki is also built around the Baltic Sea. And so this Picknick in a boat became partly a little Sight Seeing cruise. Quite many of Helsinkis sights…

Berlin Wall Traces at Bernauer Street

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For a very long time the Bernauer Street used to be also some kind of a 'Symbol of segregation', since 'the Berlin Wall' / the border line between East-and West-Berlin used to be right on the east side of the the Bernauer Street. The street itself, all the…

Berlin Airport Tempelhof

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A tour through the Berlin Airport Tempelhof. The Tempelhof Airport is probably by far neither the most beautiful nor the largest airport. But located quite downtown Berlin its walls are packed and partly covered with Berlin and German history. A couple of years ago we took a guided tour…

Berlin Airport Tegel TXL

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Usually, being at the Berlin's Airport Tegel TXL – be it right before taking off, or after landing, or when picking up friends – you probably just won't find the time to have a closer look at all the design details of this 70ies design beauty. That is…