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Christkindlmarkt: Ingolstadt

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The theme for my parents’ visit was “Christmas Markets” and now I will be sharing some photos. On the first Saturday of their visit, we went up the road a bit to Ingolstadt.  Overnight there was snow, and it fairly quickly turned to a soaking rain, but that was no… Read more »

Freising Freitag: St. Korbinian

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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… Read more »

Freising Freitag: Bierbär

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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… Read more »

Herbst und Halloween-Menü

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Autumn is progressing nicely…the oranges of Oktober are fading into the browns of November.  I’m crunching through a lot of leaves while I walk, and the sun is at an interesting angle. There were some carved pumpkins and some yard decorations sprinkled around the neighborhood, but not very many, and… Read more »