OBERAMMERGAU, GERMANY – Mary Magdalene is having a beer. A large delicious draft Weihenstephaner Weissbiere. She’s sitting at the bar in a jolly restaurant, the Zauberstub’n, chatting with Vladimir Zerebni, the resident man for all reasons.
Vladimir, the nimble, mustachioed owner, tends bar, waits on table, and has better hands than your usual barmeister. Throughout the evening he takes time to display his legerdemain by performing very entertaining interludes of magic. He says he “worked as a magician in Las Vegas for 10 years but I wanted to come home and have my own place.” continue reading »