Sunday, December 19, 2021


Baltimore Inner Harbor
December 18, 2021

 If I am voluntarily visiting a Christkindlmarkt, it must be Christmas.

Baltimore has a small, but nice, market right on the Inner Harbor that Chris and I enjoyed yesterday. 

It was the first time we had been in Baltimore in quite a while. With the Orioles tanking through the summer, there really had not been any reason to head down to Baltimore where parking is almost as expensive as it in in New York City. 

We wandered around the market, enjoyed some gluhwein and a pretzel, picked up some candles for our pyramids, and spent too much on parking. Finnegan accompanied us and, with the exception of a nasty corgi, he had a good time as well. 

Arriving before 11 AM there were no crowds and not all of the shops were open, but by about noon the place was fully bustling as can be seen from the image. It was good to be outside doing something different and celebrating the season. Inside of the tent, admission required, was a nicely stocked Kathe Wohlfahrt store with classic German Christmas decorations and pyramids from Rothenburg ob der Tauber. We remembered visiting the store in Rothenburg on two occasions while we were stationed in Germany. 

It was fun to do something different on a gray almost-Winter day. 

-- Bob Doan, Elkridge, MD

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