Berlin Buddy Bears

Today I went to the Esplanade in Penang to see the Berlin Buddy Bears.  For more information see here:

http://www.buddy-baer.com/classic-buddy-bears/events-in-cities/berlin.html

They are here in Penang until October 30th.

It has rained so much for the past few days that the ground is sodden in many places, so either rain boots or flip flops and shorts are preferable.  Parking, is, of course, not easy.

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Esplanade

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There are seven groups of 21 bears each in a circle , plus the odd bear elsewhere, making around 150 bears.  Almost every bear represents a country, and there is only one bear per country.

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All the bears are good, so here are a few photos of my favourites.

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Australia – by Ken Done

 

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Cuba, of course

 

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Iraq

 

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Ireland

 

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Malaysia

 

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Malaysia

 

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Berlin – one of the few that don’t represent a country

 

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Berlin – behind

 

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Berlin – close up

 

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And then a few bears I photographed in Berlin, October three years ago

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It’s so much fun seeing the bears I want to go back again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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