Marie Elisabeth Lüders Haus

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Marie Elisabeth Lüders Haus, The scientific service centre of the German Parliament is part of the “Federal Row”, an architectural symbol of German unity.
This new building, inaugurated in 2003, owes its name to the social politician and women’s rights campaigner Marie Elisabeth Lüders. Alongside the Parliamentary Library and specialist scientific service providers it also accommodates a Wall memorial open to the public. Parts of the Berlin Wall have been rebuilt here to commemorate the division of the city along the former route of the Wall.

Happy New Year 2017

2017-message

Hoping for  less violence, less bloodshed and more understanding among us.

What will you tell him

Here is a young  boy,  holding his father’s hand and looking at the memorial for the Berlin Terror Attach victims days before Christmas.

Christmas markets in Germany, like in any other country, is for festivity, happiness, share a laugh, share a story, talk about beautiful future. Residents and visitors irrespective of cast, religion, ethnicity, country they come form are welcome to join the festivity. It is about PEACE.

Why would someone drive a truck into this place and hurt people ? What were they trying to achieve ?

What would the father tell his son ?

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Messages written on memorial wall, to be read and not to be forgotten.

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Where the incident took place.

The concrete barricade were bought in after the incident.

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Don’t forget, Germany welcomed refugees, give them home, food and a place to live.

Lets hope for peace and understanding in 2017.

 

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas from a very tolerant and resilient city Berlin.

That is what Christmas is all about !! Peace !!

Fröhliche Weihnachten

 

The setting moon

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A study on full moon setting over Dubai Skyline.

“Beauty is a form of genius – is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.”

Oscar Wilde

 

Dubai Sunset

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A beautiful sunset in Dubai. Announcing the arrival of winter in here.

 

Dubai Canal

agstd-13One of the newly built  bridge over the Dubai Canal