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Touring Britain bit by bit with a pair of boots, a few bicycles, a lot of trains and a bag of lenses. I take pictures and then I write about them.

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der Telespargel

Fernsehturm

Fernsehturm, the television tower in Alexanderplatz, central Berlin, Germany's tallest structure.

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Fernsehturm

Built as a show of GDR strength and to be an icon of East Berlin, but also an excellent example of the pettiness of political rhetoric, positioned deliberately to loom over West Berlin's Reichstag when the latter is viewed from the front, and in return cited by Ronald Reagan as "the Pope's revenge" because the diamond-shaped reflection of sunlight on sphere sometimes looks vaguely a little bit not really very much like a Christian cross.

Marx and Engels

Marienkirche

Fernsehturm

Fernsehturm

TV Tower

crocodile!

Ferris Wheel

These shots, and more from the visit in December 2007, in the Germany gallery.

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