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Rethinking the Mauerpark Flea Market

Rethinking the Mauerpark Flea Market

When I first came to Berlin two years ago, the Sunday flea market at Mauerpark was exciting and incredibly appealing to me. Second-hand clothes, old East German pins and memorabilia, vinyl records, food stands, DIY booths, and graffitied sections of the Wall seemed like a great way to spend my time. I visited the flea […]

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 3

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 3

I took the remaining days I had in the city relatively easy. The big event was over and Berlin returned to its cold, gray, depressing self. I spent most of my time browsing bookshops, enjoying the food, visiting flea markets, perusing second-hand stores, and simply trying to squeeze out every last drop I could from […]

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 2

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 2

The last thing to do before the New Year was to stock up on food, alcohol, and fireworks so we carried our already formidable bunch of beer bottles to the nearest supermarket and used the Pfand money to acquire these provisions. We also paid a visit to the Turkish Market at the canal between Kreuzberg […]

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 1

Schnee in der Hauptstadt: New Years in Berlin, Pt. 1

As our train neared its destination I scanned the cold empty streets of Berlin as we passed first Spandau and Central Station making a slight turn around the holiday lights in Alexanderplatz. Upon arrival at Ostbahnhof we were welcomed by two old drunk homeless men casually brawling at the station entrance. That was certainly one […]

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