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Freising Freitag: Cats of Volksfest

The 88th annual Freisinger Volksfest is underway.  Thursday I went just after lunch and took a couple hundred photos. Here is my themed sampler. General disclaimer: I think some of these characters may be unlicensed.  I’m also fascinated by the light bulbs–older rides and games use regular light bulbs and newer ones use LEDs. In… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Cats of Volksfest

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Freising Freitag: Die Freisinger Bierkeller

Die Freisinger Bierkeller–more pictures here. Couple weeks ago I took a city tour focused on the history of beer in Freising. Short summary: most of the buildings in the Hauptstrasse were used as breweries at some point in the last 800 years. The Domberg had a brewery that served the bishops and their guests; the… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Die Freisinger Bierkeller

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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