We came upon this abandoned building while driving around the beautiful countryside in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the most northeastern state in Germany. It looked a lot more cheerful in the evening sun with its red brick, but it was the only building within wide meadows with wildflowers and old trees. It made such a sad and forlorn impression on me, and in order to show this I altered it heavily in Photoshop Elements to make it real somber. I was fascinated by this building, it reminded me a lot of my very early childhood that I spent in the North of Germany (but in the West part of the country). I imagine what it once was used for - perhaps, just like when I was little, as a barn for the cows. The doors would be open, but inside it would be warm, the warmth coming from the cows who were contently munching hay, and every now and then you'd hear a soft "moo". Swallows would fly in and out, feeding their young ones in the nests they had built right under the roof.
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