There are many things about Bavarian culture that I have embraced. A close connection to the land, hearty food in winter, and an affinity to art and history are but a few. Another thing that fits nicely into my world view is the absolute worshiping of the sun in Bavaria. I was born in San Diego, after… Read More Man CAN Live on Bread Alone. In Bavaria.
On the first day of Christmas my Bavarian friend gave to me: a freshly cut tree. Everything begins with the tree in Bavaria. Although there have been some inroads made upon this tradition with artificial trees, the majority of Bavarians still buy a real tree for Christmas. Since many of the trees are locally grown… Read More The Twelve Days of Christmas, Bavarian-style (1)