White cliffs on Rügen, Germany

Rügen is Germany’s largest island. It is connected to the mainland by road and railway via the Rügen Bridge and Causeway. The island is known for its characteristic white chalk cliffs. Thanks to Artur for this one.

Here is a map postcard I received a few years ago.

White cliffs on Rügen, Germany

White cliffs on Rügen, Germany [rev]

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Speicherstadt, Hamburg

The Speicherstadt in Hamburg is the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stando on timber-pile foundations. The district was built from 1883 to 1927 as a free zone to transfer goods without paying customs. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2015.

Speicherstadt, Hamburg