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Easter Tradition in Burgenland: Easter Eggs Scratching

Easter tradition in Burgenland We encountered this Easter tradition in the Burgenland - scratching Easter eggs. Painted ostrich eggs whirl through the air on a wheel. Eggs dangle in the wind on the forsythia. Easter bunnies peek out from between the flower borders in the front garden of the Stipsits family. It is Easter time in Stinatz. For Erika Stipsits, this means that ... go to Article

Discover old Erzgebirge folk art

A journey on which you discover Erzgebirge folk art. Erzgebirge folk art is famous. The production of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures is a tradition in the Ore Mountains. In other words, the region in Saxony is known for its wood art and handicrafts. These belong to Christmas along the border with the Czech Republic. In the meantime you can find this folk ... go to Article

Christmas on the fortress Hohensalzburg

Merry Christmas at the Hohensalzburg Fortress Christmas at the Hohensalzburg Fortress is an experience. Salzburg is a city that is predestined to shine at Christmas with its historic old town, castles and palaces. She does so in the truest sense of the word. There are quite a few Christmas markets that turn the city into a sea of ​​lights ... go to Article

Smaland Sweden Landmarks: The Kingdom of Crystal

Smaland Sweden Sights - the Kingdom of Crystal We were on a car tour through southern Sweden on a route through the Kingdom of Crystal in Smaland Sweden. Visitors to our blog have known that we like glass at the latest since we reported on our visit to Simon Pearce's glass factory in Vermont. This time we were in Smaland, ... go to Article

On the coast of Nova Scotia, windchimes are causing a stir

Wind chimes are celebrated on the coast of Nova Scotia in Shelburne Ever heard of "whirligigs"? No? We didn't have that until we suddenly saw roadside signs on our journey along the Lighthouse Trail on the coast of Nova Scotia. They announced the “Whirligig Festival” in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. ... go to Article

Sculptures make themselves on the Main

You can make sculptures yourself in the small village Dorfprozelten am Main. The stonemason and sculptor Alexander Schwarz offers workshops for this purpose. We already heard from him during our first visit to Churfranken in the spring. That had made us curious. That's why we visited him on our journey along the Route of Delights. ... go to Article

Wool and felt from Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island wool and felt from the Belfast Mini Mills Did you know that the undercoat of musk oxen provides the finest fibers from which wool can be spun? Quiviut is called the product, and we have the wonderfully soft wool made from it on our trip through Prince Edward Island in August ... go to Article

By the sea - Victoria-by-the-Sea

Granted, I had not heard of Victoria-by-the-Sea before, even though I've been to Prince Edward Island many times. I was all the more surprised when we visited this pretty little seaside village on the south coast of the island province in eastern Canada this summer. There are no big signs, and also in our guide ... go to Article

Figures of shells made in New Brunswick

Amazing what figures of shells you make in New Brunswick. On our tours, we like to take a look behind the scenes of life on the ground, and we like to do this when we get to know people and find out how they live. It is not always easy, because such experiences often only arise ... go to Article

Arts and crafts in Burgenland

Handicraft in Burgenland: Beautiful from Edelserpentin Granted: until our visit to the Rock Museum in Bernstein in Burgenland, we had heard of Edelserpentin yet. And certainly we did not know that this is a semi-precious stone and what beautiful things can be made of it. During our trip to Burgenland we were ... go to Article

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