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Colors in the City Berlin

[caption id="attachment_167" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="My Paul McCartney impression outside of Berlin's famous prop shop"][/caption] I didn’t really have any expectations for my visit to Berlin so it was a treat to find such diversity, color and creativity in this gritty, energetic city flashing with hot 80's pink, new leaf green, spray paint silver, muted brown grays, and setting sun yellows. [caption id="attachment_169" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Sometimes gritty, sometimes gorgeous- Graffiti is everywhere"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_171" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="All of the trees were burgeoning with fresh new leaves"][/caption]

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Escape to Berlin!

[caption id="attachment_98" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Berlin or Bust!"][/caption] I Have the Best Friends. And one of my nearest and dearest, who travels extensively for work, called me up with news that she was going to Munich and London. “If you can come up with the plane ticket, you can stay in my hotel and share dinners, cab rides, and anything else my expense account can handle.” “Um, let me think abo—yes!” As luck would have it, another great friend, Mateo, lives in Berlin. So I skipped Munich for a visit with him and his wife then caught up with my galpal in London a few days later. Sure, I was just getting started on my room re-dos, but leaving my house...

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