So, I know I've been a little absent from blogging. It's just that getting up earlier from work takes a lot out of me... and going to bed at 5pm just doesn't seem right for some reason. Plus this competition cake is just wondering around in the back of my head...
The season is Grünkohl... and the activity is, of course, the Grünkohl Tour! What is that??
Grünkohl is green cabbage, translated. I know the face you just made... trust me... it tastes good! What lots of groups do this time of year, is have a green cabbage hike. It sounds crazy, and it kinda is... but it's really a lot of fun. What happens is a group of people get together and walk around the city/town while drinking typically an excessive amount of alcohol. Then, they finish at a restaurant serving green cabbage, along with pinkel (a type of sausage that is traditionally served with green cabbage), other types of sausages and meats.
It's fantastically fun. I took part in one last Saturday for a friends birthday, and this coming Saturday is our company's Tour. Everyone hypes up about it all year long, and I've only attend the one, last year.
This time last year marks a pretty significant check point in Germany for me. I kinda think of it as the time that I actually "began" here. It was the beginning of a better time, a better mindset, and let's face it, a better opportunity for me to be me.