Looking through the internet, I found an interesting puzzle. in 1990 a chap called Alan Wolan claims to have stolen the checkpoint charlie sign. He even stands next to it quite proudly in this Article.
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“Shortly before coming to see this, I found myself in an apoplectic rage because my american debit card wouldn’t work at the ATMs here. People died trying to cross this thing. Apparently, the other side was nothing but tourists”
All the way from the US just to write that, How strange.
Berlin is without a doubt the most unique cycling town outside Amsterdam, due to a combination of large ex soviet style roads and a general down to earth attitude to travel means only one thing. Berliners love to bike, and naturally love their bikes. Possibly the worse thing you can do here is steal someones bike, Its so personal. This has created somewhat of a special breed of bike, the ‘Berlin Bike’. Almost like a fashion statement your Berlin Bike is as important as your ironic T-Shirt and what shoes you wear! Read the rest of this entry »
My odd interest of finding strange graffiti has spawned a wallpaper! Its 1024×768 so will look smart on your computer desktop, at home or at work.
To find it yourself (if you like that sort of thing), it is on a wall in Berlin near the shore of the ‘Muggel See’. (It’s a large lake).