The Wild Men of Europe
"A primal heart still beats in Europe. Deep beneath the gloss of cell phone
sophistication lie rituals that hark back to harvests and solstices and fear of
the winter dark. Monsters loom in this shadowy heart, but so does the promise
of spring’s rebirth and fertile crops and women cradling newborn babes. It
turns out that Europe—at least pockets of it—has not lost its connection to
Many of the costumes are peculiar. Some are stunningly beautiful.