Berlin Travels: Abandoned Spy Tower

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Hey again guys! I flew back from Berlin tonight and am happy to be back on the blog! I was visiting family [in both Köln + Berlin] and they took me to the coolest spots! Since I have quite a few events + photos I want to share, I thought I would just dive right into them now--starting with the coolest place, an abandoned British and American spy tower on the top of a hill in Teufelsberg!

We climbed to the top of man-made Teufelsberg, literally meaning "Devil's Mountain." Oooh, scary. It was made from the war rubble of bombed houses and on the hike up you could see the bricks peeking up through the soil. The place has now become home to tons of graffiti paintings, which have become the main attraction of the place. This site was recommended to me by a friend so I was really happy to get the chance to go! It was rad! 

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As you can see, words aren't really necessary to describe this cool place. I felt very inspired after our time here [and inspired by all of Berlin in fact!] It's a city I could see myself spending another year abroad in. There is just so much to see and it has the perfect grungy mix of art and history that I love. I live for these kinds of places! 

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And I had to leave you with one last photo, which is one of my favorites from the trip. I love Berlin because I can sense that things are happening there, and it makes me so excited. These days between working for an urban renewal firm and exploring cool European cities, I really feel passionate about making changes that you want to see in your city happen.

Anyways...that was an excited architecture nerd tangent, but I hope you enjoyed this look into my trip! I'll be sharing at least 2 more posts from my Berlin adventures because they were just too good.  

See you on Sunday! x, Paige.