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How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

A few months ago I was able to find a pretty good flight deal from London to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This ancient country had been on my radar for some time, needless to say I booked my flight almost immediately with the intention of exploring the culture and history that had first captured my mind some years earlier. Continue reading How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

A photo essay of St. Mary’s Church, Alexander Platz, Berlin #byExpedia

St. Mary’s Church, also known as Marienkirche, is the oldest church in Berlin located on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße near Alexander Platz. Estimated to date back to the 13th century, the now re-composed architecture of the building stands as a Lutheran Protestant church.

Overshadowed by Berlin’s Sky Bar, St.Mary’s Church has withstood the transition that Berlin made during the war when it was previously a Roman Catholic Church. The structure of the building gives it an unmissable presence, with its largely red brick composition giving it a characteristic feel. Below are a few photos that I took whilst wandering around the church. Continue reading A photo essay of St. Mary’s Church, Alexander Platz, Berlin #byExpedia