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Germany's House Cleaning Culture
Germany has a well earned reputation as one of the world's best kept countries, and the universal and regular cleaning of everything in sight even has a name, Putzanfall. So much a passion it's "enjoyable", with anxiety attacks when everything doesn't "sparkle" as it should.

Germany's Window Boxes and Balcony Gardens
Every change of season means makeover time for Germany's flower boxes. A bizarre mixture sometimes, but carefully tended, colorful plant filled containers are everywhere. A wonderful sight on door stoops, window ledges, trailing from apartment balconies and down ancient farm house walls.

German Wedding Traditions
The most popular month to marry in Germany is May, and the country's regions have many of their own, often "eccentric", wedding customs. Traditions begin weeks before a wedding takes place, and then the festivities can last for days.

White Asparagus Season in Germany
Spargelzeit, springtime's "White Asparagus". A "madness" sweeps through Germany during the brief season of this first, and delicious, symbol of spring. Beginning around mid-April it lasts until June 24, feast day of St. John the Baptist.

Walpurgisnacht, Maibaum and May Day in Germany
May enters with some weird and wonderful traditions in many regions of Germany, and the fun and games begin with Walpurgisnacht, when "Witches" join the festivities late on April 30. Tanz in den Mai, dancing the night away until maypoles and day-drinking welcome May, and Spring.

Rhine In Flames Festival
Rhein in Flammen is a unique and spectacular annual "Fire, Water, Light and Culture Festival". The first is in May and it continues for five Spring, Summer and Autumn days along a beautiful, historic stretch of Germany's Rhine River, with each display having its own theme.


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