"Berlin. The City." Berlin by oja

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<B><I><font color=mediumslateblue>People ask me why I come here so often.

I reply:
to exist.</I>


So I went and existed again last August - this was my fifth visit already - to find my favourite place changed once more. Of course, cities change all the time, but none does it at such a pace as Berlin. The Berlin of 2000 was definitely not </B>exactly<B> the Berlin I originally discovered (and whose charm made me hooked to this day) - but isn't this just what we say about our long-term partners too, discovering we still love them and can't bear the thought to lose them at the end. Berlin's not an array of houses and monuments but rather a living organism which will have its moods - want it or not. But isn't it just what makes it so intriguing?

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:the History, always with a capital H
  • Cons:sometimes too eager elimination of the above
  • In a nutshell:The. City.
  • Last visit to Berlin: Aug 2000
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Sep 3, 2007 at 8:44 PM

    son't be an idiot and destroy the wall

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    Dec 28, 2003 at 3:02 AM

    Hey Polona, ... Congratulations you got the spirit of my beloved and contradictive city of Berlin ... Thank you, Cheers! Dimi

  • frockland's Profile Photo
    Sep 26, 2003 at 12:57 PM

    Great page ! Thanx you for sharing!

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    Jun 17, 2003 at 6:44 AM

    I bought the most expensive pasta of my life at KaDeWe - tasted great though. Enjoyed reading your page.

  • Jun 14, 2003 at 11:07 AM

    veryb nice page!

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    Jun 6, 2003 at 11:39 AM

    i was there in 1990 and stil think its an island in foreign country.cant shake it

  • benazer's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2003 at 4:50 PM

    Clapping my hands and shouting..More,more !

  • May 20, 2003 at 6:59 AM

    Excellant page..beautiful phtographs..Nice narration..Wealth of information and lots of nice tips to a traveller..Superb presentation

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    May 14, 2003 at 3:14 PM

    30 Euros are 30 Euros....not a cheap fare, I can tell. you presented a very real Berlin, thanks

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2003 at 1:11 PM

    One of the pages making VT worth a visit. GREAT!!!


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