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 situated in Germany’s Alps. Oberammergau is perhaps best known for its Holzschnitzer (woodcarvers), colorful frescoes (Lüftlmalerei), and Passion Play, which is held once every ten years. Some residents in Oberammergau still wear feather-adorned, green woolen hats; custom-tailored Lederhosen; or DirndlsContinue reading “Oberammergau, Germany: Woodcarvings, Bavarian Attire, and the Passion Play”