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Krampus, Austria

Wordless Wednesday – Krampus, Salzburg, Austria

Sunday Photo – Krampus & St Nicholas, Salzburg

In Central European folklore, Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure described as “half-goat, half-demon”, who, during the Christmas season, punishes children who have misbehaved. This contrasts with Saint Nicholas, who rewards the well-behaved with gifts.

Friday Photo – Salzburg

Today I am in my favourite pre-Christmas location of Salzburg in Austria. Salzach River, Salzburg, Austria