Author Archive: _Laura_

Differences between East- and West-Germany today

East and West differences – Still meaningful today?

After the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany on the 3rd October 1989, all people were relieved because of this historic event. Mainly the people who live in East-Berlin and in the DDR (= German Democratic Republic) were happy to be able to celebrate this, because they were free again. At the time before the fall of the Berlin Wall, there were many differences between East- and West-Germany. For instance, the people in East-Germany weren`t free, they were caged in their own country. (more…)