The historical port area of Hamburg is on the rise these days. The districts of HafenCity and Speicherstadt are once more buzzing with people and cranes. Towering over it all is the crown jewel Elbphilharmonie, inaugurated in 2017.
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So I’m back from another trip to Berlin. This unique city has a kind of deliberate urban decay which I find quite compelling.
Road trip across the American Southwest
"We drove along Route 6, Route 66 and Route 666. If there was a Route 6666, we must have missed that turn."
Having champagne in Champagne
"We roamed the damp and chilly tunnels and stumbled upon a large barrel delivered by Napoleon himself."
Roaming through Banff
"Even though the main town is surrounded by mountains with names such as Sulphur Mountain, it is as far away from Mordor as one could imagine."
Memories of Skye
"The countryside is charming and some places even have coffee."
Roaming in Valletta
"I passed the statue of Jean de Valette, the 49th Grand Master who laid the foundation stone to Valletta in 1566, to gaze at the golden interior of St. John’s Co-Cathedral, where he is buried in the crypt."
"The area contains 54 excavated bunkers along with gun emplacements, scattered around the town’s most visible landmark."