Last year, determined to have a white Christmas, we headed to the Alps, taking a circuitous side trip to Nuremberg (Nürnberg) and Rothenberg in Germany. This is Nuremberg:
They look like they'd be fun to know:
Hot gluwein and spiced punch:
This is an awful photo but I'm glad I have it anyway because it shows how thick some of the hot chocolate is in parts of Europe. While served as a beverage, it's probably closer to what we'd classify as a pudding. Delicious!
The Golden Angel, symbol of Nuremberg's Christkindlesmarkt:
I love these apple, pine bough and pine cone garlands: