One-Tank Trip published on Nov. 26/27, 2011
(c) By Jim Fox
‘Tis the season for some “old-world” holiday traditions – Christmas markets.
Toronto’s Distillery Historic District has a re-enactment of a traditional European-style market while downtown Kitchener is the place for a festival of German Christmas.
|Kris Kringle, an old-fashioned Santa, arrives by horse at the Distillery District’s Toronto Christmas Market.|
Markets have been part of the festive time for centuries in Germany, with the oldest recorded in 1310 in Munich.