May Day, also known as the day after Walpurgisnacht, a gathering of witches in the night on the “Brocken”, the highest peek in the Harz mountains, all waiting for the spring to arrive.
But for us lesser mortals it’s just another of those annoying public holidays when all the shops are shut and if you haven’t had the foresight to stock up the freezer with a dozen pizzas, you’re in for a bit of a tough time.
Luckily though there’s the Myfest, a street festival in Kreuzberg full of alternative culture, food and drink stands with street entertainment throughout the day.
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© Andrew James Kirkwood – 2018