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A Modern City with Traditional Journeymen

For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a city in eastern Germany that doubles as a state.

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The answer is Berlin. It is a city where you might come across traveling journeymen, the modern equivalent of medieval era artisans wearing floppy black hats, bell-bottomed pants and black vests with skinny ties. The old-fashioned outfit is part of the centuries old tradition according to which hundreds of German craftsmen each year hit the road to train with masters in Germany and around the world. Caitlan Carroll reports from Berlin.

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    (Photo: Bleppo)

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    Silvia Fritzsche gets fitted for traditional German clothing (Photo: Caitlan Carroll)