Dresden mailbox

Continuing the mailbox picture series this mailbox was spotted in Dresden. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 50mm 1.8. Here are some more pictures from Dresden: Dresden


While in Berlin last week Greenpeace was protesting against Russia’s handling of the Greenpeace activists. Part of the protest was this Greenpeace boat moored to the Spree. Taken with my Canon S95.


In June we went on a short excursion to Worms, a small town not far from Mannheim. Besides walking through the city we saw the synagogue with one of the oldest existing mikveh in Germany, the Jewish cemetery and the medieval Cathedral of St Peter:

Who are “die Russen” currently living in Germany?

After the fall of the Soviet Union Germany emerged as one of the primary countries of Post-Soviet migration – with at least 2.6 Million Russian speaking migrants living in Germany at the moment (conservatively estimated). Putting this into perspective, there were 6 751 002 registered foreign citizens residing in Germany 2006 – about 8,2% of…Continue reading Who are “die Russen” currently living in Germany?