Their way in Deutschland

Born in German colonial territories, many immigrants considered themselves residents of the German Empire. Some had a recognized right to move to Germany, some did not, but almost none were considered eligible for German citizenship.

At Heidelberg for New Year’s

The German version of the phrase, ‘Don’t miss the forest for the trees,’ could arguably be ‘Don’t miss the famous castle for the bargains at the end of the Weinachtmarkt.’

Photo Friday: UBahn station at Heidelberger Platz

The appearance and design of of Berlin’s UBahn stations varies widely from place to place reflecting their past as components of different trains sytems and their time in service to divided city.