Tag: #markets

View from Neuschwanstein Castle

land of the grand…and grandiose – Christmastime in Bavaria

Munich is a destination usually reserved for visiting during October, when beer steins, lederhosen and rank public toilets dominate the itinerary. Visiting in December however brings different delights – can you say glühwein, wurst and Weihnachtsmärkte? During our long weekend we also learned how to say, “I can’t possibly wear any more layers” and “Another Read More

oh, high Otavalo

Otavalo is the largest of the Andean markets, taking up the Plaza de Los Ponchos and several more blocks on a Saturday. Even though we weren’t there on Saturday, the plaza still buzzed with markets and shopping was fruitful. I was surprised by a stall vendor who appeared from under the table of her wares Read More