World peoples places

One step out of the door, and one is traveling...
The world. One world.
One fantastic world this is, and so many different places.

 

 Significant places. Ordinary places.
Places to live, to love.
To share.
world peoples places.
By Alwin Hendriks

Haringvlietbrug Sunset

The Netherlands – For me, this bridge – Haringvlietbrug – is very characteristic for the specific Dutch water landscape of the western parts of the Netherlands. I often drive over this bridge by car when I travel from Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to Brussels (Belgium). Sometimes I use it as a resting place, because of its…

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By Ruben Alexander

Spring in Schöneberg

GERMANY – While my solo explorations of Berlin usually took me to far-flung suburbs, weekend outings with a friend of mine who was born and raised in Berlin took me to the kind of place Berliners like. As they are rather fond of their parks, one such place was Volkspark Schöneberg-Wilmersdorf in the south of…

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By Ruben Alexander

From Pankow to Weissensee

GERMANY – In this post, I will take you on a bike ride from near Pankow station to the neighbourhood of Weissenssee (which is now part of the borough of Pankow). Like much of Pankow, Kissingenstrasse, which goes east from Pankow station, is spacious, green, and lined with stately looking buildings: A building in a…

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By Ruben Alexander

Bike Ride to Mordor

GERMANY – To fully understand Berlin, one has to understand how spacious it is. This means that some districts are so far from each other that they could almost be in different countries, both visually and culturally. To many Berliners, this also means that many other parts of the city are full of the wrong…

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By Ruben Alexander

Pankow in Winter

GERMANY – The wall used to stand just a few hundred meters from my first address in Berlin, on the other side of the tracks at Schönholz S-Bahn station. The people whose apartment I lived in told me that the whole neighbourhood (including a good friend of mine, who was too young to remember it)…

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By Ruben Alexander

Reinickendorf in Winter

GERMANY – In this post, I will show you some winter shots of Reinickendorf, the northern borough of Berlin where I spent my first 7 months in the city. Reinickendorf has about 250,000 inhabitants and covers 89.5 square kilometres, making it roughly the same size as my previous home towns Utrecht and Liège. This makes…

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