Weekly Photo Challenge . Achievement

Weekly Photo Challenge . Achievement

I realize I’ve been MIA for a while. What a great weekly topic to start off my posts with again!

I was able to attend the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall last week Sunday. Millions of people gathered around the path where the Berlin Wall once stood. In its place were lit balloons, called the Lichtgrenze (Border of Light), each containing a tag with personal wishes, quotes, and messages. In the evening, each balloon was released (8,000 of them) in a domino effect. Everyone cheered as each balloon shot up and lifted away.

The fall of the Berlin Wall was a great achievement. It was the destruction of communism in Eastern Europe, it reunified Germany, and it brought freedom to many people.

As the last picture states, there are still more walls to tear down. Hopefully one day these countries can live in peace and freedom.

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Achievement

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

My abandoned children’s hospital series continues.

The hospital complex is made up of different buildings, each with a labyrinth of stairs that beg you to climb them and explore. One of the main buildings suffers a great amount of fire damage. In 2013 alone, vandals set the hospital ablaze 11 times.

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Berlin’s Zombie Hospital

Berlin’s Zombie Hospital

Last Sunday I went exploring in an old, abandoned children’s hospital known as, Zombie Hospital. Its original name was Kinderkrankenhaus Weißensee. It was built-in 1909 and forever closed on January 1, 1997.

It’s been just about a year since I went to my first abandoned building (Check : The Abandoned, Discovered) I’m not sure what it is about freezing cold weather that makes me feel like going out and exploring abandoned places.

This photo set couldn’t have come at a better time, one of my favorite shows, The Walking Dead will be starting again this Sunday!

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