#berlinsights Susanne at the Cape, SA, with Michael who enjoys his ‘Berlin’ outfit :-)
#berlinsights on tour, spots will appear troughout summer 2019
Bad Ems is a site some 100km off Frankfurt a.M. in the valley and along river Lahn. On my way back via Frankfurt, strolling for Maghreb delights :-)
‘Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit’: …a Berlin-Documentary movie worth seeing! Thomas Heise is a Berlin expert, no ‘… Literat oder so’, bringing us a ‘glossary about the German moment’, entitled ‘Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit’, 3 hours to watch! … in between, Neukölln Richardkiez invites for relaxing coffee bars.
When visiting Berlin Kreuzberg, the Admiral’s bridge across Landwehr canal (kilometer 7,70) is one of the bridges completed in late 19th century (1882). Strengthened several times, the bridge was renovated in 1984 and remains under protection = “Denkmalschutz”. Linking the shores of Fraenkel and Planufer, both sides have their historical highlights such as house number 88 – 94, Planufer, for their beautiful architecture. Just scroll around to learn about Fraenkelufer, named after Prof. Dr. Albert Fraenkel (1948 – 1916): as German doctor, he was never appointed to a Chair, due to his Jewish descent. Fraenkel had long passed away when Fascist desaster in 1933 became massive with Berlin’s chief of police storming the building because of its then Jewish management, and the famous Fraenkel Synagoge just opposite the hospital. Urban’s original building had been set-up in 1890, thanks to a generous lady with three first names: Wilhelmine Eleonore Ottilie BESCHORT who had donated approx. one fifth of the total seed sum for the building. By the way, Fraenkel made it to the head of the women’s clinic nearby. He became extraordinary professor at Berlin’s Charité, and also director of internal medicine at the Urban hospital, today a simple concrete building: the start of this new Urban hospital had been inaugurated in 1966 by former Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt.
In 2019, see http://news.trust.org/item/20190109135912-7o2ea/
The power of protest, Saudi-style: From teen asylum seeker to skirts and wheels
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… not too cold, not really warm, definitely grey, somewhat :-)
Dahlem is one of the richer areas in Berlin’s South-West, approach. 8,5 km wide, history tells its Slavian roots back to the 13th century. Today, we see the area rich of parks, Free University surroundings and, more recently, famous pastor Martin Niemöller’s house of the 1930’s, see https://www.niemoeller-haus-berlin.de/.
Moon eclipse this Friday, July 27, 2018, in Berlin’s eve around 20 – 22 p.m.
… a great place to linger around these days is the ‘House of the World’s Cultures (HKW), the former Congress Hall at John-Foster-Dulles Allee, D-10557 Berlin. Typically named the ‘Pregnant Oister’, Water Music is on right now until August 18, 2018: ‘Goodbye UK – and Thank You for the Music’!