Trekking through Germany……..Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich, Heidelberg, Trier, Cologne and places in-between.
Wonderful cities, great architecture and beautiful spaces in-between.
Marking the location of the Berlin Wall.
Checkpoint Charlie looking into East Berlin.
Allied flags near Checkpoint Charlie.
Graffiti left by Russian soldiers in WW II left within the walls of the Bundestag below for all politicians to see on their way to and from the Parliamentary Chambers.
Modern Parliamentarian offices adjacent to the Bundestag (above and below).
Gates outside the Imperial Palace in Potsdam.
Fresh spargel (white asparagus) at a street market in Potsdam.
Bike outside a shop in Potsdam.
Dresden was literally rebuilt from the rubble left behind after the firebombing of February 1945.
Semper Opera house above with a detail from an interior column below.
River Pegnitz in Nuremberg
Hitler’s unfinished World Congress Building in Nuremberg modeled after the Roman Colosseum.
Palace gardens outside of Munich with interior details from various palaces below.
Theater at palace in Munich.
Baroque church interior outside of Munich.
Bavarian Alp town of Schwangau.
Interior courtyard of Neuschwanstein Castle (Ludwig II) above with a tower below.
Bridge over the River Neckar entering Heidelberg.
Plaza in Heidelberg with ruins of Heidelberg Castle on the hill.
Heidelberg from the Castle with details of the ruins below.
Two women by the well at Heidelberg Castle.
Italian style villa next to Heidelberg Castle.
Heidelberg river-front feature above with a variety of local village doors and windows below.
Roman gates in Tier above with iron doors below.
Street scene in Tier.
Crypt in church outside of Tier.
Ending where we started……..at the Brandenburg Gate.