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Freising Freitag: Zwei Märkte

Crappy cell phone pictures today, because I haven’t been carrying my big camera around much on routine missions. First up: There was a Weihnachtsmarkt in the Freising Marienplatz last weekend–mostly local handmade items and stalls supporting local organizations. Not very big or fancy, but neither is Freising 🙂 So Saturday evening after running errands we… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Zwei Märkte

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Freising Freitag: St. Korbinian

My apologies for delay between posts.  My parents were here for a visit, and I’m taking a German language course four hours a day (plus homework), and I’m slowly unpacking all my stuff. Today’s Freising photos are from November 20, the Feast of St. Korbinian (the German Lutheran church remembers him on his birthday, September… Continue reading Freising Freitag: St. Korbinian

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Freising Freitag: Bierbär

The symbol/mascot of Freising is a bear; some years before my first visit a number of bear statues were created and decorated to celebrate the 1250th anniversary of the town.  Many are still displayed near local businesses. This bear is at Hofbrauhaus Freising–no relation to the one in Munich that exports beer to the USA,… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Bierbär