The beautiful Alte Oper (Frankfurt’s Opera House), Germany – Razed by bombing in WW II but rebuilt from the rubble.
Eschenheimer Turm formed part of Frankfurt’s medieval defenses from 1428 onwards, Germany.
Turm Palast – The main cinema to get your English language film fix, Opposite Eschenheimer Turm, Germany.
Eiserner Steg pedestrian bridge across the Main, Frankfurt, Germany. Completed 1869.
The Greek text “ΠΛΕΟΝ ΕΠΙ ΟΙΝΟΠΑ ΠΟΝΤΟΝ ΕΠ ΑΛΛΟΘΡΟΟΥΣ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥΣ”
(or “Πλέων ἐπὶ οἴνοπα πόντον ἐπ ἀλλοθρόους ἀνθρώπους”) is from Homer’s Odyssey.
It roughly translates as “when sailing over the wine-dark sea to men of a strange speech”.
Frau Rauscher Brunnen – Apple Wine Statue, Alt Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany.
The statue spits water on unsuspecting tourists!
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