Berlin sun: People learn to enjoy the warmer weather

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"People on Sunday," the classic 1930 silent film depicting a Berlin summer day as the masses pour into parks, forests or down to the cool lake waters of Wannsee, remains one of the most resilient images of Weimar-era Berlin. But in the decades hence, land-locked Berliners continued to flee to outer city sanctuaries from June to August, getting their gear off (often all of it) and frolicking in the fresh lagoons dotting the Spree plain.

More recently, however, Berliners are enjoying their summers closer to home. Inner-city wastelands and polluted rivulets have increasingly been transformed - DIY style, of course - into ersatz summer idylls.

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