Germany

Then Let Us Go and Be Terrible: A Krampus Christmas

Later this week, on the eve of Saint Nicholas day, hundreds of demon-faced creatures will descend upon the snowy streets of Alpine countries, rattling chains and bells in preparation for capturing naughty children and carrying them away on Krampusnacht. Fearsome… Read More ›

Silent Sundays: Halloween in Leipzig (2012)

Halloween at Belantis, the largest theme park in eastern Germany. 2012 AP photo by Jens Meyer. Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: All Saint’s Day (2011) – Bury the Carnival: 50 Eerie Photos of Abandoned Amusement Parks – Silent Sundays: Gansabhauet (2008)