Oktoberfest Wies’n Tips

I consider a Wies’n visit therapy for my intense fear of crowds. Yesterday, the first day of Oktoberfest, started with a beautifully blue Bavarian sky. The crowds came, and so did the sun. I almost started stripping out of my Tracht (traditional clothing) even before I was drunk. Though it was unusually warm, the day […]

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Free Photo Friday — The Colors of Autumn

Fall. Autumn. The space between summer and winter. Balmy days. And Hallowe’en. Today’s free photos are all taken at the time of year when the colors deepen, the temperatures drop and we all start thinking about what we want for Christmas. Hey, have a photo! Yep, you can have these. They’re not much, but they’re […]

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Oans, zwoa, gsuffa! Wiesn Tips!

Taking a break from my lover’s spat with London, I turn now to the real love of my life—Munich. It’s Oktoberfest in “the biggest village in the world,” so naturally there’s a bit more vomit on the sidewalks; but there are also considerably more Japanese men in Lederhos’n with impressively embarrassing Gamsbart sprouting from their […]

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