Well…I’m going to go ahead and guess a whole bunch of folks. But not me, until just today.
May Day is Walpurgisnacht. The rituals happened at the same time, with different sets of rural farming peoples, who saw the world differently. 277 more words
Today I am celebrating May Day, Beltane and Walpurgisnacht. The beginning of May is a time of year when, supposedly, the warmer weather comes and everything begins to blossom and grow. 843 more words
Let me take this moment to add Beltaine festival at Calton Hill in Edinburgh to my "if I win the lottery" bucket list. Thank you for this bit of knowledge and history of our Spring Fire celebration. Mahalo.
One day I will go to the Brocken, and the Reichenbach Falls, and back to the Nuremberg Unschlittplatz, and back to Neuschwanstein. But I think they will wait till I am old, and ready to make a very emotional perhaps last pilgrimage to all the important places of my life. 22 more words