You Forgot the Colour Film March 7th 2012 Nina Hagen’s view of East Berlin was that it was a world of black and white – the colour was missing. The main tourist hot spots of today’s Berlin are in the old East, but the colour is returning .......... slowly. The woman dressed as a clown by the Brandenburg Gate, had graduated to colour but still looked like she had lost a Euro and found an old East German mark! Her mood clearly didn’ ... read more
Europe » Germany » Berlin » Berlin As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009.... full info