Are you ready for a hike to the Dragons Mountain or are you the person waiting for the sequel premiere of how to train your dragon. Let me tell you I am both.
It was a great Excursion on a Saturday, though the weather could have been better.
It is no joke that the mountain is literally known as Devil’s Mountain and Devil’s Lake, though Dragons Mountain is common likewise. It is pretty much the largest hill in Berlin, a miniature manmade mountain from a pile of rubble from WWII ” trummerbergs ”.
Standing on top of the Teufelsberg you can see the entire panoramic landscape.
In the early 60s Americans had their radars and NSA station there.
Now after the reunion a big magnate thought to build large lofts and double maisonette but his project failed.
It is now a privately owned space where you can see how nature recovered by itself without the need of a human need. Other forms include artistic Street art of international artists which lay their piece of artwork onto the ruins.
The place has transformed into a graffiti paradise where artists let their artwork speak for itself.
Without doubt never have I seen so much beautifully designed graffiti art, as it is now on display in the ruins of the old NSA radar station.
The Green Week exhibition is a great way of having a family day out and get educated on the way with educational and scientific research topics or a kid friendly education package, it shouldn’t be missed when you are coming to Berlin in the beginning of February or living in Berlin. The Green Week exhibition is held every year in Berlin. Regional and nationalwide stands for fresh and processed foods as well as animal shows and international country stands are exhibited.
In contrast is the Fruit Logistica more business and company oriented. Who attends pays a greater fee, 20 Euros for a day. Students half the price. It’s a great way though to get to know the latest technical innovations involving processes of testing quality parameters of fruits or processing vegetables. Furthermore it is a good place to get into contact with prospective clients and discuss a deal over lunch break. There are many technical advances that is worth a visit just to see what has been established so far. I found it very interesting and worthwhile and would do it again next year if the chance presents itself.
Berlin – Green Week
Spaghetti with organic coloration: root beet, curcuma
Never say never…Do what comes in your mind and don’t think of any consequences…Just have fun!! This what I had yesterday.
I love movies …I loved the Trilogy of The Lord of the Rings and I was as evenly amazed by the movie of the Hobbit. Advertisements around the city made me aware that a premiere of the movie would take place but I didn’t give it much thought until Sunday night, when I lay awake scrolling through the events that might take my attention and will provide me with a reason to go out of my room to have some fun.
This was such an event. The European world premiere of The Hobbit: the desolation of smaug with red carpet coverage and lifestreaming worldwide at 6pm CET on Monday 9th December 2013 at the Potsdamerplatz, Sony Centre in Berlin.
I am not the kind of fan who would stand up queuing from the early morning, I am a fan of movies who would have liked to make a new experience and see the actors who made this movie one of a kind. I went there at 4:30 pm and arrived at 5pm 1 hour before the event started and just enough time to find myself a good spot.
I have thought there will be a lot more people present. As it seemed the rain cooled most of the mood off as well as being the 1st working day of the week in Germany where someone after an 8 h long shift would rather have a cozy warm house or a bed in mind than going to an event standing in the cold, in the back rows just trying to get a good look or shot of the actors and other participants.Yet for my opinion, it was full enough.
The cinema Imaxx was closed for other movies. The only movie that was shown in the night was The Hobbit.
I wished that the weather were better and it were not raining. I wished I had found myself a better spot instead of the third line that I was standing at, trying to get one good shot of the many that I took, one which is not totally blurry and you can actually see the person which I wanted to take a picture in the first place. I was proposing too many wishes for that night that didn’t come out as expected. The Important matter is that this winter I was glad I was there in such an event.This is the first of such events that I ever participated inside and it was an overall great experience.
Here are the (not so blurry) pictures I took at the event.