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The new Sinn 900 Pilot S Chrono

We’ve looked at Sinn’s military U1 and U2’s before, and we’ve really liked them. The German watchmaker, who released watches on the affordable side of the high-end european watches is┬ácontinuing┬áto grow it’s range with some really impressive pieces. This new piece caught our eye as it combines the minimal mono colour scheme of their previous pieces – with the technical beauty of a Pilots chronograph. The black PVD look completes it – giving it a tough but sophisticated look. The case, in Tegimented Black Hard Coating stainless steel, measures 44mm x 15.5mm. It has an AR-coated sapphire crystal and is water resistant to 200 meters. The caseback is nickel-free and features five conversion scalse for European and American...

The new Sinn 900 Pilot S Chrono
posted on: Sep 17, 2010 | author: Edna

Ostel: The Communist Retro Hostel

Photo Tinkatonka While doing research for an upcoming Berlin escapade I stumbled across Ostel – a GDR themed Hostel in the heart of East Berlin. An apartment building that screams classic inspirational Eastern bloc architecture has been refurbished to recreate a communist workers holiday experience for the pampered capitalist youth who decides to indulge in some Berlin culture on their Euro sojourn. Supposedly the interior design has kept true to the era, with historically true wallpaper, furniture and other artifacts throughout the building. They offer a few different themed rooms ranging from dorms through to private rooms that replicate the holiday experience of the Stasi and other higher ups. And it’s reasonably priced, with the added bonus that...

Ostel: The Communist Retro Hostel
posted on: Nov 19, 2008 | author: thedirtymexican