The Opposite Is Also True

My love affair with Berlin is work in progress. I cannot in all honesty say that I love this city, but I will admit to the fact that the multidimensionality of it fascinates me. 

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High and Mighty: The Kollhoff Tower

Completed in 1999, the Kollhoff Tower bears the name of its lead architect, Hans Kollhoff.  It is 25 stories high, which by international standards for skyscrapers in other cities, is not really that high (the Lebua Tower in Bangkok, for example, is 65 stories). But for a very flat city like Berlin, this is one of the best places to obtain a decent panoramic view of the city without having to go to the TV tower at the Alexander Platz. 

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They Are Back!

This morning the Swan family, all 10 of them, graced our dock with their presence, surprisingly quieter than expected.

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Berlin's Lost Places: BLUB

I am working my way through the list of most popular Lost Places of Berlin, realising that many of the items on the list will no longer be around, as they are being replaced by new building projects. There are contradictory reports and rumours flying around regarding BLUB, so I finally decided to check it out once and for all.

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