Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Many things can fit within another…. not just Matroyska dolls either

Europe 2011second batch 006

All the following photos were containers for people. People who smuggled people from East Germany to Berlin during the Cold war, via Checkpoint Charlie and are now in the museum in Berlin.  It is a sobering thing to ponder about…. in the photo below you can see the “dummy” squashed into the boot space of this little car. Desperate people squeezing their way through desperation. I admire their determination and tenacity.

 

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More here:

http://whichwaynow101.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/photo-challenge-containers/

http://thephotoseye.wordpress.com/2014/07/19/weekly-photo-challenge-containers/

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About Forestwoodfolk

Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.
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7 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

  1. great take on the challenge!

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  2. Great minds think alike – seems we both had the same idea with the matroyska dolls

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  3. DailyMusings says:

    great take on containers! so pretty too!

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  4. Tish Farrell says:

    Great choice of containers, especially the Russian dolls.

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