Karin and Albrecht Scheubner spend 11 months a year on the water. This time round, they’ve docked in Berlin.
But in principle, they could be anywhere in the world.
The World Cup is back. Until now, DW's Tamsin Walker has skillfully managed to keep her distance. But this time around, the tournament has come dangerously close to home.
In the year since its foundation, Berlin's liberal mosque has established itself and is attracting ever greater interest. But lawyer Seyran Ates, who opened the mosque, lives with ongoing hostility and threats.
Berlin is in the grip of World Cup fever. From the public screenings to football-themed food and drink, kids immersed in the complex business of swapping soccer cards, and banks and businesses using the event as a random promotional vehicle, the tournament is impossible to ignore. WorldLink columnist Tamsin Walker knows. She's tried.
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