Monthly Archives: March 2018
Just a few pictures today of Saturday’s snowfall in Sulzburg and the surrounding vineyards.
I woke up Sunday morning and there was snow on the ground. Winter is almost over, and for the first time the flurries didn’t melt on contact. Not enough snow to justify putting on boots mind you, the streets and sidewalks were bare, but it was better than nothing. I’ve missed winter. It will all […]
I’m sure there’s a story behind this church, though I ‘m not sure what it is. One of these days I will ask. It is a modern building, looks to me like a 1970s interior. I didn’t see the name out front, but the city website says it is St. Bernard. (In Canada municipalities don’t […]
Dog owners know that they have a responsibility to make sure their pooch doesn’t leave nasty deposits on public (or private) property. Vigorously enforced municipal bylaws back that up. I expected Germans to be even more diligent than Canadians when it comes to cleaning up after their pets. It is a clean country, and citizens […]
Today a photo essay, just some of the pictures I took last Sunday at sulzburg’s annual Weckensonntag event. I’ve been considering the differences between this very local festival and the much larger Fastnacht which is observed throughout the Black Forest. Fastnacht is bigger and more colourful, but having seen it once I have no desire […]
There’s a certain fascination that comes with watching someone perform a lost art. Though I guess it isn’t really lost if people are still doing it. It must be 50 years since I last watched a blacksmith plying his trade, so it was nice to see one in action this past Sunday at Sulzburg’s Weckensonntag. […]