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Break in Berlin

It didn't take long for us to decide to get away, even for two days, from the mess of our daily routines. We have had the idea to visit Berlin for quite some time but never found the initiative to actually go there, until now. Bought bus tickets a few hours before departure and left Copenhagen in the middle of the night. The Reichstag  The weather was terrible, so terrible that we were very reluctant about getting the camera out. It's actually comforting sometimes to simply enjoy the new scenery without worrying about light, composition, angles and so on.
 Interbelic romance Genuine tourism Premonition Berlin definitely looks like a capital that has kept the memory of its tumultuous past alive. A strong economical and architectural contrast can be observed throughout the city, ranging from high-tech and futuristic looking buildings to degraded facades, neighborhoods that seem to shelter dark and not-so-touristic aspects of the berliner life. It is a city that acknowledges its powerful…

Cinque Terre

It pays a lot to visit an internationally known attraction outside the high-season. You are free of all the chaos and stress that come along with the gross flux also known as mass tourism. There is this tendency to go with the flow when surrounded by an angry majority of people, desperately looking to be impressed by something they are not willing to appreciate. Walking down the small, narrow streets is definitely more fun and interesting, even romantic when not pushed by someone else. One can also see the difference in the way locals seem more relaxed and somewhat happier that they can finally have some peace and quiet, not having to deal with funny tourists with funny accents that get lost in the narrow streets. 

We ate traditionally, slept in a very comfortable apartment, located on a small, very hard to find street, enjoyed a tiny piece of what this wonderful area has to offer and all of this in February, yes February. Seasons don't really matter here, reason why we packed light…