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Sledging in the Bavarian Alps

December 15, 2017 Alexa 0

When Fasching Saturday arrives, it is that time again: Up to 200 courageous participants charge down the 1,000 m hillside in the Pfronten district of Kappel on traditional wooden horn sledges called “Schalenggen.” In times […]

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10 German Holiday Traditions and Their Origins

December 15, 2017 Alexa 0

By Felix Schlagwein from Deutsche Welle Who invented the Advent wreath? How did Christmas markets start? Why do some German children believe the “Christ Child” is the one who brings presents? Find out here. 1. […]