Posts Tagged ‘Halberstadt’

20 years later – ostalgia

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Germany is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the re-unification treaty between West Germany and the GDR (what was the meaning of this acronym?). The final act was the re-unification in 3rd October 1990. What has happened since then? To experience this, take your bike and ride through Germany (check out dynamobile2010).

ossi – wessi / sorge – elend

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

The divide between East and West in Germany still exists and it will last yet another generation to make the borders disappear. Seen in Halberstadt where desperation is so obvious – but seen through a Western-angle lens.