Oderbruch in winter, spring landscape & nature photos

The Oderbruch (“wetland” or in Polish “Kotlina Freienwaldzka”) is a former inland delta of the river Oder in the district of Märkisch-Oderland in the federal state of Brandenburg and in the voivodeships of West Pomerania and Lubusz in Poland. The photo series by frontalvision.com shows various shots of the Oderbruch in the change of seasons from winter to spring. Among …

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GDR Agriculture photos

Photos, pictures and recordings of agriculture and agribusiness in the GDR in the years 1940 to 1990, ranging from plant production with a focus on arable farming and the further production directions horticulture (including fruit growing and ornamental plant production) and viticulture to animal production with the different directions depending on the animal species, e.g. pig production, cattle production, poultry …

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Plovdiv Bulgaria photos

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria. Plovdiv was one of the European Capitals of Culture 2019, along with Matera from Italy, and has a fascinating old town with churches and mosques, but above all a suburb characterised by the socialist architectural style. Our photographer has explored both views of Plovdiv. You will find well over 200 selected images …

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Stalinallee in East Berlin photos 1949 to 1961

A federal road (B1) many faces and above all many names. In the heart of Berlin, in the Berlin districts of Mitte and Friedrichshain, lies today’s Karl-Marx-Allee, named after the philosopher and social theorist Karl Marx. Built around 1700, it was given the name Große Frankfurter Straße before it was renamed Stalinallee together with Frankfurter Allee on December 21, 1949 …

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Photos from Grabowsee Sanatorium

A Lost Place worth seeing and much photographed directly in the Berlin area is the former lung sanatorium Grabowsee, located directly (as the name suggests) at the Grabowsee in the district of Oberhavel in the German state of Brandenburg. Founded in 1896 as a sanatorium for pulmonary tuberculosis by the German Red Cross as an experimental facility, it performed its …

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Holidays in the GDR – Photo Collection

Holidays in the GDR looked more diverse than one might think. Even if travelling to “western” countries was not possible, the German Democratic Republic and countries like Bulgaria or Hungary offered many recreational opportunities. Whether it was a holiday at the Baltic Sea, for example at the beach of Warnemünde, at the lakes of the Mecklenburg Lake District or around …

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