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Berlin Time Lapse Collection – In A Berlin Minute (Week 171)

Now this is a truly fast Moving Postcard. For my last week in Berlin I created a montage of time-lapse shots that I’ve collected over three years for you. This seemed especially appropriate…

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Reichstag – In A Berlin Minute (Week 170)

The Berlin building referred to as the Reichstag (officially: Reichtagsgebäude) today houses the Bundestag, which is the name for the German parliament. It was originally opened in 1894 when Germany was still the…

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Zoo Aquarium – In A Berlin Minute (Week 161)

The Berlin Zoo Aquarium opened in 1913 as part of the world-renowned Berlin Zoological Garden (Zoologischer Garten Berlin). It houses over 9,000 animals over three floors, including fish, reptiles and insects. For this…

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Berlin Bears / Bärenzwinger – In A Berlin Minute (Week 157)

Since 1280 the coat of arms, mascot and symbol for Berlin has been the bear. It is actually not exactly clear where the name of the city or the connection to the animal…

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Alexanderplatz Time-Lapse – In A Berlin Minute (Week 153)

Alexanderplatz is the bustling center of Mitte, the central neighborhood of Berlin (and formerly part of East Berlin). During week 7 of the web series In A Berlin Minute I already focused on…

Berlin Tram Through Mitte – In A Berlin Minute (Week 146)

The view out of the back window of the Berlin tram line M1/M12 zipping through Berlin neighborhood Mitte, from Friedrichstrasse to Zionskirchplatz – passing through Oranienburger Strasse (with Tacheles and the Synagogue) Hackescher Markt,…

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Graffiti Text Slogans – In A Berlin Minute (Week 145)

In my humble opinion, Germans are word nerds, critical thinkers and like their puns and politics. Apparently some also really like to express themselves publicly. If you watch my videos regularly or follow…

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Mauerreste / Remains of The Wall – In A Berlin Minute (Week 142)

There are still quite a few pieced of The Wall (1961 – 1989) left in Berlin. Well known places are the East Side Gallery, the Memorial at Bernauer Strasse and the pieces at…

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