Tour de Krapfen 2020

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Krapfenzeit. Simply put, a Krapfen is a deep-fried ball of yeast dough with a fruit or cream filling. In other regions they may be called Berliner, Pfannkuchen, or Ballen, but in Bavaria and Austria they are Krapfen (I have also seen “Grapfen”… Read more »

Freising Freitag: Cats of Volksfest

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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… Read more »

A Tale of Two Beer Lists

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We’ve just returned from two weeks enjoying Norway. It will take months to sort through and edit approximately eight thousand photos (not including the Bad Cellphone Photos™…). One fun thing about living in Freising is that we can find beer brewed two miles from our home just about everywhere…here is… Read more »