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  • Day54

    Berlin - Alternative Tour

    September 23, 2015 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Now for something completely different, we went on a street art and graffiti tour. It was set in Kreuzberg, an area known for its alternative culture after cheap rents attracted lots of students and artists.

    My favorite one was the space man, although it was done legally, so maybe doesn't count. The vertical lettering was done by guys who abseil down from the roof, impressive.
    There was also a large section of the Wall that has become a "free wall" where anyone can paint what they want, with some very cool results!

    The sparrow is on the side of a building that is owned by a former squatter. He occupied some land that was owned by the east but on the west of the Wall. He stayed there so long that when the Wall came down he legally owned it.
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