20 Mar 2015

Graal of Müritz

Graal of Müritz The poem: “Morgen!” was originally written by german raised John Henry Mackay and set to music by Richard Strauss in 1894 and adapt to english by John Berhoff in 1925, in this version using the beautiful sea side sunsets landscapes of Graal Muritz in northen Germany. “Morgen!” (“Tomorrow!”) is the last in a set of four songs composed in 1894 by the German composer Richard Strass It is designated Opus 27, Number 4. The German love poem […]

17 Fev 2015

Rostock – Cityscapes

Rostock Cityscapes In the 14th century Rostock was a powerful seaport, the biggest city of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region in todays northern Germany. It has one of the oldest universities in the world dated from 1419. The Ships cruising the Baltic Sea were constructed in Rostock. Its early inhabitant where Polabian Slavs which named the settlement “Fork of a River” or “Ras-toku”, hence the name Rostock. The Danish king Valdemar set the tow aflame in 1161, only afterwards around 1200 the […]

29 Jul 2014

BRN – The Colorfull Republic

History of the BRN In 1990 after the fall of the Berlin wall during the process of unification of Germany known as the “Wende”, the district of Neustadt in Dresden inhabited by a new generation that didn’t identify themselves with the political satus quo, joined to form a micro-nation with its own ideas. The Colorful Republic of Neustadt or Bunte Republic Neustadt was born. A own currency, called Neustadtmark, that was based on the East German currency, was issued. A […]

05 Dez 2013

Azores – São Miguel

Making Azores – São Miguel In the summer of 2013 I made my first visit to the Azores Islands with some friends camping for a two week vacation. Iam Portuguese but I had never visited the island before so I was immediately struck by the beauty of it all and so glad I brought my GH2 along. Filming this video was such a relaxing experience that I actually didn’t know if it actually would result in anything. Just a curiosity, my […]

21 Out 2012

Dresden Altstadt

DRESDEN ALTSTADT: City Of History Dresden is the capital of Saxony and royal residence of its Electors and Kings. When Frederick August II “The Strong”, converted to Catholicism to become King of Poland, he established Dresden as a capital of the arts and built palaces in Dresden and Warsaw. Altstadt (old city) is famous for its Baroque and Rococo architecture dating the 18th and 19th centuries. In The Second World War Dresden shared the fate of other great historical cities like […]

07 Set 2012

Next Stop: Dresden Neustadt

Next Stop: Dresden Neustadt I was visiting my sister in Dresden since 2006 , but by 2012 she had moved to the irreverent district of Neustadt. The buildings seem to hold traces of Baroque and reminiscences of Art Nouveau, dressed with original and irreverent graffiti paintings, and the atmosphere seem to be of originality and firmly anti establishment. Once there I’ve learned that, by the time fall of the Berlin Wall, artists occupied the district and declared independence from the […]

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