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Winzerfest, Day 1

Our friend Uwe, who fronts this hard rock cover band "Rockfever."
Our friend Uwe, who fronts this hard rock cover band "Rockfever."

We got through our first day of this four-day festival, and the only thing that woke me was the sound of the truck cleaning the streets, this morning. There was a reggae band down the street that started at midnight and played to 6 a.m., but we didn’t hear it. Dawn and I made the mistake of buying “neuwein,” as our first cup, which has no alcohol and gives you diarrhea, according to our friends.

Here are some more pictures:

The sekt stand (German prossecco), literally right up the street from our house
The sekt stand (German prosecco), literally right up the street from our house
Christoph's son Benny and friend, Sasha who warned us about the neuwein
Benny and Sasha, who warned us about the neuwein
Many impromptu bars like this one have sprung up around town
Many impromptu bars like this one have sprung up
Too much neuwein
Too much neuwein

By pinklightsabre

Bill Pearse publishes memoir, travel journals, poetry and prose, and lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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