Subterranean Muse

Asia's Tomb Raiders
 Spirited Away
 How to Raid a Tomb
 Moving the Loot
October 20, 2003 Issue

 Malaysia: Mahathir steps down
 Essay: Last of the strongmen?
 Korea: Roh's Woes

 Japan: Baseball's losers win
 China: Blood Feud
 N. Korea: Suspicious accident

 Travel: Lowdown on the high life
 Check In: Best airport lounge
 Concorde: A piece of history
 Berlin: Underground art
 DIY: Taking kids abroad
 Style: Bespoke, not broke
 Food: Lambrosia Top Headlines
To find Berlin's most unusual art exhibition, jump off the tram at Alexanderplatz in the center of Berlin and duck down a flight of broad concrete stairs into the Underground station. Take a quick right, stop at a yellow, graffiti-covered steel door. Knock.

Nina and Torsten Römer, curators of Project Paradise, open the door and lead the way deeper into the earth along a narrow concrete passageway to a Nazi-era bunker. During World War II, Berlin's huddled masses sheltered here as Allied bombs flattened their city. Until Nov. 2, you're more likely to bump into Hitler, as...

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