Herding cows on a bicycle

... The program in full Bavarian dress, lederhosen and all, at the hotel included a five-piece German band, Bavarian folk singers and a dance group containing eight year olds to adults. They told a few jokes (people laughed) along with the other entertainment. Children danced around the MayPole and the group ended with a clever wood chopper’s dance, all very different from anything we had ever seen. While many of the Germans drank litre size beer (more than a quart) during the program, we enjoyed rich German ice cream. Still raining, we walked back to the VW. It had been a full and enjoyable day – it felt good to snuggle down.  ...

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Kossuth County Advance

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