History of Mainz. The city has over 2000 years of rich history and heritage. The adopted son of the Roman Emperor Augustus, Drusus, is considered as being the founder of the city. In the year 13 B.C., he established his camp on the bank of Main & Rhine Rivers: “Moguntiacum”, today’s Mainz, was born. It is known … Continue reading Places to visit in Mainz, Germany
This is a sequel to my other blog. Here I show the bright coloured faces of carnival of Mainz. Why I show faces separately ? Group says something else, face says something else. It is fun to watch the faces from close. Continue reading Carnival – colourful faces of Mainz city carnival.
Festivities start in November itself. Everyone eagerly waits for Xmas, year end holidays and again another bout of vacation for skiing in January, and carnival in February. Yeah, the carnival in February. It is celebrated by people of Germany in most cities. Cologne being biggest event. City of Mainz is no less. It starts on … Continue reading Carnival at Mainz in Germany