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Dec 15, 2006 - Christmas Markets in Hamburg

The second weekend of December saw us deserting Edinburgh's rain in a bid to get into the Christmas spirit (for some reason, fighting against gale force winds and sheets of damp just doesn't say 'season's greetings' to me). What better fix than a visit to the land that invented the Christmas tree? And so we ended up in Hamburg, Germany's second largest city, home of the phenomenon that is the German Christmas markets. Before coming over here I had no clue about the infamous Christmas Market, but from about mid-September onwards, our...

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