Oberammergau, Germany: Woodcarvings, Bavarian Attire, and the Passion Play

For the next few months, we’ll be hanging our warm, winter hats in Oberammergau, a village located in Germany’s Alps. Oberammergau is perhaps best known for its Holzschnitzer (woodcarvers), colorful frescoes (Lüftlmalerei), and Passion Play. This theatrical production is held every ten years. Some residents in Oberammergau still wear feather-adorned, green wool hats; custom-tailored Lederhosen; orContinue reading “Oberammergau, Germany: Woodcarvings, Bavarian Attire, and the Passion Play”