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Russische Kolonie Alexandrowka: ALEXANDROWKA is the Russian Colony in the north of Potsdam . It consists out of thirteen wooden houses in Russian style, which were built between 1826 and 1827 on special wish of the former Prussian king, Friedrich Wilhelm III. Originally the colony was the home of the Russian singers of the First Prussian Regiment of the Guards. The blockhouses are surrounded by generous gardens . See where this picture was taken. [?]

Spreewald, Germany (This section of Germany, SE of Berlin, has traditionally been occupied by a Slavic people group known as Sorbs or Wends. Costumes Around The World, Art Populaire, Folk Costume, Circus Costume, Beautiful Costumes, Folk Fashion, Vintage Couture, Cosplay Outfits, People Of The World

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Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany (by Gertrud...

Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany (by Gertrud K).

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Overview of Sorbian Folk Costume

Hello all, Today I will be doing an overview of the costumes of yet another of the minority peoples of Europe, the Sorbs. These people are also called Lusatians, and sometimes Wends. Lusatia is the name of the area in which they live, and Wend is an old Germanic term for 'stranger', it is cognate with the term Welsh, meaning someone whose language is totally other. [One the flip side, Slavs refer to Germans as 'Nemets', which means 'mute', i.e. one incapable of comprehensible speech.] They…

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Can We Learn to Guard Against Our Own Cruelty?

"That cat, Barack Obama, our first black President, is amazing.", observed my friend Michael McCollom. We were listening to Obama's poignant speech from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp; a rejo...

Child "groom" Maurice kisses his "bride" Lenka during a traditional Serbian "birds wedding" January 2008 Child Grooming, European Costumes, Baby Kiss, Young Love, Folk Costume, My Heritage, Wedding Couples, Beautiful Bride, Cool Kids


Child "groom" Maurice (R) kisses his "bride" Lenka during a traditional Sorbian "birds wedding", 25 January 2008 at a kindergarten in Cottbus, eastern Germany. Children of Sorbian origin traditionally celebrate the symbolic wedding to greet the upcoming end of the winter. The Sorbs are a small west Slavic people, living as a minority in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg. AFP PHOTO DDP/MICHAEL URBAN GERMANY OUT

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the orangerie belonging to the Schloss (palace) of Sans Souci, Potsdam, Germany

Back in August we visited Cecilienhof Palace, an English Tudor-style palace in Potsdam, Germany, not far from Berlin. Brandenburg Germany, Potsdam Germany, World's Most Beautiful, Beautiful Places To Visit, Beautiful Homes, Frederick The Great, German Village, Germany Castles, Royal Residence

Cecilienhof Palace. Potsdam Germany. Location of the Potsdam Conference, where Truman, Churchill (later Attlee) and Stalin convened in 1945.

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landscapelifescape: “ Potsdam, Germany Triumvirat by Cedarseed ”

The New Palace or Neues Palais is a palace situated on the western side of the Sanssouci royal park in Potsdam, Germany. Cool Mansions, Neues Palais, Potsdam Germany, Beautiful Homes, Beautiful Places, New Palace, Hallway Designs, Throne Room, Royal Residence

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