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Fastnacht: and some say Germans are sour

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Germans celebrating Fastnacht. (Photo: public domain)

“I had the pleasure of watching the pretty cobbled streets of Romanesque Konstanz become conquered by clowns, fools, monsters, devils, wild beasts, and every fruit and vegetable imaginable.”

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Silvester parties to ward off winter funk

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Here are some local Silvester parties in Leipzig you can be loud and merry at. (Photo: public domain)

So you decided to stay in Leipzig, and need a last-minute plan to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Have a look in here, if you want to keep the evil German winter spirits away.

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Dresden: resisting the blows of history

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Loads of history and a tale of rebuilding and regrouping in Dresden near Leipzig. (Photo: Lito Seizani)

Discovering the gem “next door.”

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FKK: nudism, me and eastern Germany

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This alternative pair lay on a stony place nearby Rewe (after their shopping) in Plagwitz (Zschochersche Str.) on 17 May, 2017. They agreed with the publication. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

“Here too it was ‘all nude, all the time,’ and we had to pick our way to chairs through a gaggle of naked, 60ish women who reclined leafing through back issues of SuperIllu, a sort of eastern German version of People magazine specializing in former GDR celebrities and their offspring.”

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Reclaiming one’s German heritage

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On a personal level, I can now feel the profound healing of knowing and owning my identity, as well as not having any divisions of our homeland coming in between the sides of my family.

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I’m dreaming of a Deutsch Christmas

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America may have made Christmas a fest of consumerism and flashy decorations, but we can surely attribute some of the most enjoyable Christmas traditions to Germany. https://leipglo.com

America may have made Christmas a fest of consumerism and flashy decorations, but we can surely attribute some of the most enjoyable Christmas traditions to Germany.

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