08-31-12 Hauptbahnhof, Berlin

I had some time in the main train station of Berlin a couple years ago and so I told Deb I was going to go looking for photos. I think I could spend all day in a place like this, surrounded with fascinating architecture and busy people. Sometimes when I take a photo I imagine…

Snow In Berlin?

I think it may snow on rare occasions in Berlin, Germany. But if you own a Brandenburg Gate snow globe, you can make it snow whenever you want. I wonder if they sell Great Pyramid snow globes in Egypt? I’m wondering if they even know what snow is in Egypt. . .

Memorial To the Murdered Jews of Europe

Not too far from where Hitler’s Chancery building stood and close to where Hitler committed suicide in his famous underground bunker, lies this unsettling memorial to all of the Jews who were murdered in Europe. This memorial was dedicated in 2005 and has been controversial because some say the memorial doesn’t attempt to answer questions…

Mummy Cases

This is the Egyptology area of the Neues Museum (New Museum) on what is called “Museum Island” in Berlin, Germany. It may look like the museum was empty when I took this but it was actually fairly crowded. I got lucky to have the room to myself for a moment or two. Canon 5D 1/40s…