Monday, May 29, 2006

Neues Rathaus.


In the second half if the 19th century, the civic authorities decided to build new headquarters for themselves. The chosen site was the south of Marienplatz. This Neo-Gothic construction lasted from 1867 to 1919.

The clock in the tower is the fourth-largest clock in the Europe.

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Virgin on the Mariensäule.


In the centre of Marienplatz stands the Virgin on the Mariensäule (column of the Virgin). This is the central point. All the distances in Munich are measured from this column.

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Marienplatz.



Marienplatz is the geographical centre of the city. The square is always full of persons.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Enjoy the sun, while it lasts.


Augustinerbräu

The sun brings people outside in everywhere: esplanades, gardens and streets. This picture was taken in Neuhauser Straße, the Munich's largest shopping street.

The Augustinerbräu was founded by Augustinian monks and was mentioned as early as 1328. The historic interior of the brewery hall is a fine and today rare example of the atmosphere of Munich restaurant pre-dating World War I. The brewery is divided into restaurant and beer hall, with a delightful beer garden.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Munich Beer Garden.

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Max Liebermann (1847 - 1935)
Munich Beer Garden
1884

The first Beer Gardens appeared in Germany. They were developed in Bavaria in the 19th century. Nowadays is very common to see people drinking pleasantly in the Beer Gardens of Munich.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

English Garden.

Munich.

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Good Afternoon.

Saturday, May 13, 2006

New surfing location.



I took this video in the Isar River. This is an authentic perpetual wave:)
Munich.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Along the Isar River!

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The beginning of the English Garden.
Munich

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Isar River!

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Gonna take a walk along the Isar river.

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Welcome to Munich!

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This is the Maximilianeum, the seat of the Bavarian parliament. It stands on the right bank of the Isar River.

This is the start point of the new transcendental course:)

Monday, May 01, 2006

Citizen of the world!

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The Geographer

This male figure is endowed with intense energy. "Another Vermeer work, "The Astronomer" (posted on the right side), is commonly considered a pendant to "The Geographer". Considering these works as pendants offers an allegorical interpretation: the astronomer, student of the heavens, searches for spiritual guidance; the geographer, student of the earth, charts the proper course for temporal life."

Very long time ago I published the astronomer to ask for the next hop. At that time I was thinking in the sentence of Socrates: I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. I have been away during the last month and now I'm going to chart a new transcental course:)