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Living in Berlin, part 5

Also see part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4.

Autumn and winter in Berlin…

I’ve been living nearly nine months in this city now and I will soon have experienced all seasons here. It was certainly a good decision to move here in spring and not in winter – because this can be quite uncomfortable in Berlin. The group Seeed expressed this quite spot on in their song “Dickes B”: “Dickes B, home an der Spree, im Sommer tust Du gut und im Winter tut’s weh.” (fat B, home at the Spree, in summer you’re good and in winter it hurts).

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My last day in Augsburg

I’ve spend some stressful days and this afternoon I finally go to Berlin. Today I will visit my empty appartement for the last time to hand it over to the landlord.

Even though I’m not born in Augsburg I lived here for about 40 years and the city had certainly become my homeland. On the other hand I am also happy to open a new chapter in my life.