Archive for August, 2013

The Marmorpalais Mystery

If you happened to read carefully the preface of On War that Marie von Clausewitz wrote in 1832, you would notice that she emphasized the Marmorpalais (or the Marble Palace in English) as her place of work and residence. Of course I wanted to see it, especially since this early classism building, after meticulous renovation, [...]

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The Clausewitz Museum in Burg

    It will cost you only one euro. This is the humble entrance fee for Burger Clausewitz Erinnerungsstätte, as the museum in Clausewitz parents house is called officially in German. I admit that when I left Berlin to visit Burg bei Magdeburg, a town approximately 2 hours west, I had very low expectations for the [...]