Advent Cometh

The holiday seasonal decorations are up in the city, and many of the stalls are already open for business, although the official “kick-off” is this weekend. Naturally we have no Thanksgiving holiday (nor Halloween), so the stores have been just waiting around until it seemed appropriate to get into the Christmas spirit.

In Innbrücke, the main bridge over the Inn River (an earlier incarnation is how the town got its name), in late autumnal sunshine. Beyond, the old facades on Mariahilfstrasse, and the…well, I’m not sure. I think it may be the Solstein, overlooking the valley leading west to narrower and narrower spaces and eventually Switzerland. (Correction: it is the Hechenberg!)

There’s Glühwein to be had as well, although for me it’s just too early for that.

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2 Responses to Advent Cometh

  1. paschberg says:

    Actually the Solstein ist behind the “Hechenberg”. The highest point of this isolated ridge between Hochrzirl and Kranebitten ist the Kirchbergköpfl.

  2. Marcellina says:

    I have the map out and now I see where it is. Thank you.

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