Woodcarvings, Traditional Attire, and the Passion Play: The Bavarian Town of Oberammergau, Germany

For the next few months, we’ll be hanging our (warm winter) hats in Oberammergau, a village situated in Germany’s Alps, where residents sometimes still sport traditional feather-adorned, green woolen hats and custom-tailored Lederhosen, while they hail passersby with a hearty Grüß Gott (literally ‘Greet God’) and warm smiles. Oberammergau is perhaps best known for its Holzschnitzer (woodcarvers),Continue reading “Woodcarvings, Traditional Attire, and the Passion Play: The Bavarian Town of Oberammergau, Germany”