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Vancouver Christmas Market: Opening Weekend (2013)

Love & Strategy at the Weihnachtsmarkt

With my Germanophile or Teutonophile status extending to embrace all that is the Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt), here are reasons why I love these markets:

  • Hang out with friends.
  • Scope out the food stalls.
  • Drink Glühwein, round 1.
  • Consume food, round 1: Bratwurst, Kartoffelpuffer, Flammkuchen, Schnitzel, etc. Standing in my way are Brezeln, soup, Schweinehaxen, or cookies and cakes.
  • Drink Glühwein, round 2.
  • Consume food, round 2: preferably something different from round 1.
  • Gawk at all of the things I could buy but won’t, although I’m thinking about getting that Rotes Sternchen (little red star) for the family tree …

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