Tag Archives: Berlin

Atop the Brandenburg Gate

Today’s Pic de Jour is a silhouette of the quadriga that tops Berlin’s emblematic Brandenburg Gate, a four-horse chariot driven by Victoria, the Roman Goddess of victory. The chariot was sculpted by Johann Gottfried Schadow, and the gate completed in 1792. At a quick glance it appears that each of the horses are galloping in
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer (or, Chasing Usain)

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme is summer; for the past several that has meant chasing Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man. This was taken from my press seat when he returned to the track a few hours after his 100 meters world record at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin where he clocked
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