Even after decades of travel, it's so fun to still be learning fun little factoids about the cultures we visit. It never ends! In Dresden, my German friend explained that the dough woven into a pattern in a pretzel represents the way our thumbs cross when we fold our hands in prayer.
I like to imagine that the collected works of @NeinQuarterly will make their way into a dissertation one day, perhaps written by an earnest graduate student interested in U.S.-German cultural relations as mediated by the internet in the 2010s.
Throwing caution to the wind on a moonlit, windswept Friday night, Moritzburg Festival Director Jan Vogler served up a menu of music and musical tastes that went from one delicious, confounding experience to another.