About a week back I wrote about my terrible map reading skills. Yesterday, however, getting lost was not entirely my fault but Google Maps’. For the Bridges of Berlin series I prefer to seek out the more obscure bridges of the city (without getting arrested or into trouble) and they usually turn out to be worth the effort, provided a certain amount of research is done beforehand.
Saatwinkler Steg (Hasselhorst) ©MTHerzog
The Saatwinkler Steg, like a few other bridges in Berlin, is not of great historical significance, but it is interesting, has been planted (well, constructed) in an even more interesting location, and of all the bridges I have sought out thus far, the most difficult to find. According to the write-up, this bridge was along the Spandauer ship canal and Google Maps pointed to a particular spot. So off I went but there was no such bridge…
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