THE JOURNEY

11 Things I Learned

11 Things I Learned Spending a Year in Berlin Parks During my first year in Berlin I spent a lot of time walking and biking past parks. Their presence was powerful for me and somehow reassuring. Observing nature, even in passing, breathing in the sense of trees and...

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#11 TRAMPOLINES!

TRAMPOLINES! 11 THINGS I LEARNED SPENDING A YEAR IN BERLIN'S PARKS | part 11 TRAMPOLINES! My first trampoline sighting was on a cold February morning. It left quite an impression on me. Ever since that time, I’ve been looking for hidden trampolines.  That first...

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#9 NIGHT

NIGHT 11 THINGS I LEARNED SPENDING A YEAR IN BERLIN'S PARKS | part 9 NIGHT Typically, one doesn’t think about parks when thinking about the Berlin nightlife. But parks provide a good place to rest and unwind, to enjoy the company of others, and view urban wildlife....

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#10 NATURE

You can enjoy sunbathing and foresting bathing in Berlin. I love the fact that there are five forests in the city. Yet it seems that climate change and weather patterns are impacting what plant life might be in these forests going forward.

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#8 WALLS & WANDERINGS

There is something about getting lost that grounds me to reality. I pay more close attention to my surroundings when I’m not sure where I’m going. And I’ve found many opportunities to get lost in Berlin.

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#4 PLAY

PLAY 11 THINGS I LEARNED SPENDING A YEAR IN BERLIN'S PARKS | part 4 PLAY There is something healing about nature which also applies to play.  Coming from Silicon Valley where people regularly work 60-70-80 hours a week, the amount of time and space dedicated to play...

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