Category Archives: bavaria

Ausflug: Storks!

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The Biergärten have reopened! Yesterday we went with Roland’s parents to nearby Schloss Hohenkammer, a 17th-century castle with a moat that is now an event center. With a nice Biergarten. The pandemic rules are pretty simple: disinfect your hands, wear a nose-mouth-mask when you are not sitting at your table,… Read more »

Images from St. Georg Friedhof

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On a walk last week I popped into a local cemetery to look at the flowers–Freisingers take maintaining and decorating their family gravesites very seriously–and noticed the three main components of Easter in the Church were represented in the grave markers. Indeed.  

Ausflug: Bier in Bayern

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And now some pictures from a recent Sunday trip to the 2016 Bayerische Landesausstellung, “Bier in Bayern” in Aldersbach. This was a fabulous exhibition put on by the Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte, a state historical agency that holds exhibitions around the state. The hosts for this exhibition were the former… Read more »

Brauerei zum Kuchlbauer

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Finally there’s some nice weather in Bavaria.  Sunday we took a drive down the Deutsche Hopfenstraße.  The hops harvest is generally completed; the wires are empty but the hops cones are on their way to bring joy to millions around the world.  Our goal was Abensberg, for a tour of… Read more »