50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos

50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos

Creative Costumes of Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe. Charles Fréger's "Wilder Mann" series. (via @catherine gruntman Green )

Creative Costumes of Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe. Charles Fréger's "Wilder Mann" series. (via @catherine gruntman Green )

Sardinia, Italy ~ Nuoro is the town where the character of Mamuthone reenacts ancient pre-Christian rites of propitiation to the ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood, alder & walnut & darkened. The mask has become iconic of rural Sardinia.

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Sardinia, Italy ~ Nuoro is the town where the character of Mamuthone reenacts ancient pre-Christian rites of propitiation to the ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood, alder & walnut & darkened. The mask has become iconic of rural Sardinia.

Well, at least he has a way with the ladies. | 21 Vintage Postcards Of Krampus That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Well, at least he has a way with the ladies. | 21 Vintage Postcards Of Krampus That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Krampus is a mythical creature recognized in Alpine countries. According to legend, Krampus accompanies Saint Nicholas during the Christmas season, warning and punishing bad children, in contrast to St. Nicholas, who gives gifts to good children. When the Krampus finds a particularly naughty child, it stuffs the child in its sack and carries the frightened child away to its lair, presumably to devour for its Christmas dinner. One hoof foot, one claw foot!

Krampus is a mythical creature recognized in Alpine countries. According to legend, Krampus accompanies Saint Nicholas during the Christmas season, warning and punishing bad children, in contrast to St. Nicholas, who gives gifts to good children. When the Krampus finds a particularly naughty child, it stuffs the child in its sack and carries the frightened child away to its lair, presumably to devour for its Christmas dinner. One hoof foot, one claw foot!

This is just horrible…. | 21 Vintage Postcards Of Krampus That Will Haunt Your Dreams

This is just horrible…. | 21 Vintage Postcards Of Krampus That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus is said to capture particularly naughty children in his sack and carry them away to his lair.

Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus is said to capture particularly naughty children in his sack and carry them away to his lair.

Greetings from the Krampus... The reason why Austrian children don't suck

Greetings from the Krampus

Krampus [Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Christmas season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts.]

Krampus [Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Christmas season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts.]

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