Caspar David Friedrich in Dresden

City view Dresden, in the foreground Brühl Terrace also Brühl Terrace. It extends for about 500 meters along the Elbe between Augustusbrücke and Carolabrücke. The structure is also called the balcony of Europe. The term was coined at the beginning of the 19th century and later used many times in literature / © Photo: Georg Berg
On the 250th birthday of the famous painter, Dresden and Saxon Switzerland offer a brilliant program. Culture and nature combine in the spirit of Romanticism

From show-off Stollen to Stollen etiquette

Original Dresden Christstollen is a raisin stollen according to the statutes of the Schutzverband Dresdner Christstollen / © Photo: Georg Berg
Dresden Christstollen is considered the oldest Saxon finger food. From October, it will be baked again and shipped to 190 countries. A visit to Saxony’s best-known ambassador of enjoyment

Through the Caucasus with pack horses

Pack horses are the main means of transportation in Tusheti / © Photo: Georg Berg
Georgia has a lot of untouched nature and traces of its exciting history. Hiking through Tusheti and Khevsuretia
Street art in Tbilisi, Georgia. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin play chess while drinking Georgian wine / © Photo: Georg Berg

Political Street Art in Georgia

Walking through the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 2023, one is struck by the many European, Ukrainian and Georgian flags, all conveying a clear message. The war in Ukraine is condemned as terrorism, for which Putin is responsible. The desire for Georgia to join the EU is also expressed. The political statements on the house walls are striking. Simple statements have the greatest persuasive power. Taken as a whole, they convey an unfiltered picture of the mood

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