Schanzenviertel

Today Katharina and I went for a stroll through the Schanzenviertel, one of the last remains of left-wing culture in Hamburg. The quarter is full of graffiti, tourists, punks and hipsters, a strange but not wholly amusing mixture, at least to me. We took a look at some graffiti and wondered whether this is a place to live, considering that for many people it’s the place-to-be, it was a no for both of us. The place is just too run-down.

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Katharina taking a picture.

Still the graffiti is rather good:

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Kiss me! I’m psychadelic.

There is a playground next to the old bunker, so I took the Atomium shot that others go to Brussels for :D.

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The Atomium plaything.

These people were mending the abandoned(?) skateboard park. No skaters around.

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Hipster skateboarding.

The following portrait is of »Pflanzpirat«, an artists who helps people with their guerrila-gardening projects.

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The streets are rather deserted on a cold Sunday afternoon. That doesn’t make it a comfort-zone.

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Here’s a left-over from someone’s last-night supper.

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The remains of the day.

Gentrification meets left-wing culture.

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Che!

A lot of things in Hamburg exist in contrast to Berlin – and for no other reason than that.

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Berliner Betrüger.

 

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