Though I somewhat despise it, there's no denying that the "Ruin Porn" that comes out of Detroit is something of a marvel. Mercifully, it's not limited to the resurgent Motor City. Trying to process the de-indsutrialization of the world's former manufacturing powerhouses is hard but finding new places for urban explorers isn't, in fact it's quite easy in eastern Germany, home of the former communist German Democratic Republic. As a former resident of Leipzig, I had many chances to see the inside of the old East and now you can too!
Be awed by this photography presented by Germany's version of Time Magazine, Spiegel.de.
Princess Mako of Akishino has decided to marry a "commoner" which means she must officially step down from her role as a member of the Imperial Family. Is this unusual for royal families?
As a former resident of Leipzig, I had my chances at seeing the inside of the old East and now you can too!
These photos will seem simply alien to our American eyes - well, depending on where you are as even some amazing natural phenomena shown are right here in the ole USA!
" First appearing in the ninth century, tales of the wise old fool and his donkey are still beloved across the region."