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Christmas trip to Alsace: What you have to see in Colmar & Riquewihr

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Edith Piaf’s voice sounds from the amplifiers. Surrounded by thousands of lights of the – almost too cheesy- Christmas decoration, I wrap my hands around a hot cup of mulled wine to warm them up… I found the way to Alsace, to once again immerse myself in the magic of Christmas and believe in fairy tales like a child .
 I experienced already in many places the Christmas spirit, but nothing was able to surpass Alsace. Especially the house decorations make you feel like you arrived in “Alice in Wonderland”. Admire the plush bears that hang from almost every window frame, hum the familiar Christmas tunes played by street musicians, and let a soft “wow!”out in amazement when the first lights turn on at dusk. Continue Reading →