Potsdam Germany UNESCO World Heritage Site

Yesterday I visited Potsdam, capital of the State of Brandenburg 15 miles south of Berlin. Scenery during the train ride changed from graffiti tagged concrete walls to colorful autumn trees and stately mansions in Berlin’s west suburbs. October weather has been mild with warm sunny days, but it’s getting colder. Light rain didn’t hamper the…

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Berlin Neukölln District

After three uneventful flights totaling almost 18 hours, I arrived safely in Berlin. I’m settling into a small but comfortable apartment in Neukölln District, my home for the next three months. So far, its typical autumn weather with mostly crisp, clear days. It’s great to be in a new environment, and I’m staying awhile with…

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