The world will look to Hamburg these days, where the leaders of the world’s major nations will meet for their G20 summit. Reason enough for the Streets of Nuremberg to pay a visit to one of our nation’s most fascinating cities. A city crossed by a major river. A city with a rich maritime history, with one of Europe’s major harbors. A city full of old historic buildings, of mind-blowing modern architecture, and plenty cross-over old made new in between. For a collection of photographic impressions of Hamburg continue after the jump…. Continue reading “StoNur on the Road – Hamburg”
Honor to whom honor is due – the Streets of Nuremberg congratulate Hamburg to a splendid opening of their new iconic concert house Elbphilharmonie, one of the largest and acoustically most advanced concert halls in the world. I just finished watching the fabulous live broadcast of the opening ceremony and concert in the presence of German President Gauck, Chancellor Merkel and 2000 invited guests. The music inside was accompanied by a spectacular light-show on the outside.
Fore some facts about the “Elphi” as it is nicknamed by the Hamburgians and some more images from a visit in the Summer of 2016 continue reading after the jump…..
Today we went to see the Musical “The Lion King” in Hamburg. Visually it was an awesome show, probably the best I’ve ever seen, but I felt the singers couldn’t quite match it. Still a great evening.
The pic above I snapped with my iPhone in on of the bars in the lobby of the theater.
Have a great weekend!