Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

“Share a photo of what “relic” means to you — it could be your still-running 1979 Honda Accord Hatchback, an historic building in your town, or an old, rusted farm implement poking up through the long grass in a field.”

When I read the topic for this week’s photo challenge the ‘Berlin Wall Memorial’ popped up in my mind. Located in the middle of the city in Bernauer Straße it’s one of the most visited places in Berlin. Many tourists come here every day to walk along the 1.4 km of the former border strip. Here is a picture of a watch tower and the view behind the wall on the preserved ground.

If you would like to see more pictures have a look on my Berlin page 🙂


Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

Berlin Wall (1961-1989)

Berlin Wall (13th August 1961 – 9th November 1989)

Luckily I grew up in a reunited country .. but it was divided into two parts, an eastern and western part, for almost 40 years by the Berlin Wall.

Size: 155 km

Wall height: 3.6 m

Number of watch towers: 302

Number of bunkers: 20

Dead people: 136 people who tried to cross the border


Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

Selfie at the Olympus OM-D Exhibition (with the help of a mirror)

What a great exeperience! Yesterday I went to the exhibition Olympus OM-D: Photography Playground Berlin. The special thing about it? It was not only an art exhibittion, you could also have a go at the new Olympus OM-D E-M 10 system camera … and everything for FREE!!! It was the perfect way to discover artwork through the eye of a camera. The camera itself is simply awesome: great retro design, touchscreen, many features for the perfect shot and so small that you can take it everywhere. For more information about the camera have a look at olympus.de.

Here are some pictures which I took at the exhibition:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Streetlife

Hey everyone .. it’s spring time and like every year there is the Berlin Halfmarathon.  40,000 runners, thousands of cheering people alongside the route, musicians, warm and sunny weather .. and me .. right in the middle of it. I still can’t believe it! It was such an amazing feeling to pass the finish line. I had no real goal .. I just wanted to finish the run. But I had a really good day. Motivated by the great atmosphere in the streets of Berlin I finished the halfmarathn in 2:14:38 🙂 So proud of myself!