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My, I seem to have been doing a lot of these 360cities.net posts from Germany lately! And beer gardens, too. This one is in Erlangen, and this amazing photo was … Continue reading
This unusually chipper piece of concrete once stood in the center of Berlin. Molded in a hurry in August 1961, the Berlin Wall is probably the single most enduring symbol … Continue reading
It’s hard to see in this picture, but this paperweight is actually a hardened, almost petrified coconut with a message scratched into its surface. The message reads “NAURO ISL…COMMANDER…NATIVE KNOWS … Continue reading
The frightening emblem on the cover of this wooden box should be recognizable to anyone with even a passing interest in history. The SS or Schutzstaffel was one of the most … Continue reading
One hundred and eighty-six years ago today, on May 26, 1828, a strange teenage boy with a disheveled appearance appeared in the town square of Nuremberg, Germany. He could speak … Continue reading
We’re so used to seeing moving pictures of the distant past in scratchy, indistinct, black-and-white shadows that have the look of old, poorly-preserved silent movies. That’s why, whenever I find … Continue reading
This is another unusual Earth Panorama post, as it’s not scenery but a dusty old attic. These old books were abandoned in this attic atop a mill in the town … Continue reading