My Trip to Berlin

I spent the days between Christmas and the New Year in Berlin. The weather was horrible, so I stayed indoors most of the time. That gave me ample opportunity to play with the new camera I got for Christmas in an environment with which I’m as yet totally unfamiliar.

U-Bahnhof Wittenbergplatz
Who would have thought London Transport would have a station in Berlin.
Haus des Lehrers
Haus des Lehrers (Teacher's House) in Berlin, Alexanderplatz. A good example of GDR post-war architecture, the house was built as a replacement for the earlier Lehrervereinshaus.


Hello, Mr Crab.
Can you see it?
Are you watching me?
Just because I look like a leaf doesn't mean I have no feelings!

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Vienna by Night, part two

Vienna Opera House (Detail)
Vienna Opera House (Detail)
Albertinaplatz
Albertinaplatz
Hofburg/Josefsplatz
Hofburg/Josefsplatz
The Michaelertor is the "backdoor" of the Hofburg, the former residence of the emperor.
The Michaelertor is the "backdoor" of the Hofburg, the former residence of the emperor.
The Michaelertor is accompanied by two fountains. This is the one nearer Augustinerstraße.
The Michaelertor is accompanied by two fountains. This is the one nearer Augustinerstraße.
The Looshaus, constructed in 1909 by architect Adolf Loos, is one of the beacons of the Wiener Moderne, or Viennese Modern Age.
The Looshaus, constructed in 1909 by architect Adolf Loos, is one of the beacons of the Wiener Moderne, or Viennese Modern Age.

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