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St Barbara’s Day Dec. 4th- Miner’s and Cherry Blossoms

  On December 4th, some Germans remember St. Barbara by placing a branch with buds in water. But what is St.Barbara’s Branch? And who is St Barbara? The Patron Saint of miners and explosives, she is still celebrated in Catholic areas, especially in the coal mining regions of Poland that were once Silesia. Who is […]

Christmas Eve Dinner in Germany – Würstchen mit Kartoffelsalat?

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