Category: Miscellaneous

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Colditz Castle

Those who are a bit older may still know the film series Colditz. Something with many escaping prisoners from a German prison camp / castle in the 2nd world war.

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Track 17 Berlin Grunewald

From October 18, 1941 until February 1945, this freight station was one of the most important deportations locations of the Jews from Berlin. A total of 35 trains carrying 17,000 Jews left from platform 17 (German: Gleis 17) directly to Auschwitz. By the end of the war, more than 50,000 Jews had been deported through this station.

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Checkpoint Bravo

Most of you are familiar with Checkpoint Charlie… (The guardhouse in Berlin), Checkpoint Alpha might just be known (Marienborn Helmstedt), but Checkpoint Bravo? Most people don't know that. To make it a bit clearer, a short intro...

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Deutsch-Russisches Museum

You might not recognize the place ... but here, the German surrender was signed on May 8, 1945. But uhh ... that surrender was already signed on May 6 in Reims? Well… yeah… sort of.

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Wuppertaler Schwebebahn

And then you are a day out with friends and then you suddenly find yourself at the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn. This is a suspended monorail that is not primarily intended for tourists, but as normal public transport ...

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The Miracle-phone

A number of carers have developed the Wonderfoon (Miracle-phone) for elderly people with dementia. A very nice concept in which an old telephone (Dutch T65) is used that you can (have) rebuild with ...

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Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

The Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord is quite a special place and in my opinion undervalued… It was once a blast furnace and after it stopped (around 1985) it was eventually converted into a “leisure park”.

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