Weinachtsmarkt Overview

I’ve been doing a lot of writing about Weinachtsmarkts.

And showing a lot of details from those markets.  But if you haven’t been to one, those details don’t really give you a feel for the market.

So here’s  an overview of one, the Bad Wimpfen Weinachtsmarkt, the oldest Christmas Market in Germany (seit [since] 1487).  And that’s the Blauer Turm (Blue Tower) in the background, dating back from the 13th Century

All of those booths are selling something – ornaments, glüwein, or smoked horse meat (which is amazing, BTW).

The best part is seeing the continuation of history.  History that stretches back further than the discovery of North America by Europeans.

2 thoughts on “Weinachtsmarkt Overview”

  1. nice shot, Bill. And so true, what you say about the continuation of history… that is what gives us our perspective… that is part of the old saying, time heals. So good sometimes, to see the banks of the river, as we go swimming down that great river of time. May this be a happy Christmas season for you and your loved ones, my friend.

    1. Shimon,

      Thank you! The more time I spend here, the broader my perspective. Especially when “discovering” villages that are older than my home country.

      Thank you for the well wishes. I, too, wish you and yours a Happy Hanukkah and a prosperous New Year!


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