GERMANY

GERMANY / 23.03.2012

I visited Berlin more than 20 years ago, at a time when the world was so different.[caption id="attachment_8360" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Soldier Conrad Schumann Escape from East Berlin[/caption]The Berlin Wall, built in August 1961 by the German Democratic Republic to isolate East Berlin from the ‘evil’ West, had just fallen but the division between Western and...

GERMANY / 08.03.2012

A trip to Berlin wouldn't be complete without a visit to Potsdam and the magnificent palaces within Sanssouci Park, witnessing the power of the Prussian Kingdom.[caption id="attachment_21987" align="alignnone" width="750"] Potsdam, One of the Entrances of Sanssouci Park[/caption] Sannsouci and Potsdam Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990 Sanssouci Castle, commissioned by Friedrich the Great in 1744, is...