Added by Andy Higgs on March 29, 2012 at 2:15am — No Comments
I had the pleasure of living and working in Berlin from 1990-92 and have been back many times since. I was rummaging around in my box of old (printed) photos from those days and took a few of them with me the last time I was in the German capital earlier this month with a view to taking some comparable pictures in 2012 to document the differences. The quality of the originals isn’t that great but the dramatic changes that have taken place in the…Continue
Added by Andy Higgs on March 6, 2012 at 4:16am — No Comments
Not exactly. In the words of Wikipedia, Ostalgie is a German term referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany. It is derived from the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia).
Amongst other symptoms. The trouble is that visitors to Berlin can quite easily miss learning about the…Continue
Added by Andy Higgs on March 2, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments