Krampus, winter devil

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Andrej Vodopivec

The Krampus are typical winter masks of the Eastern Alps and Austria. Represent demons who accompany St. Nicholas on the night of December 5. Their aim is to capture the children and bring them to the presence of St. Nicholas.

Location: Rutte piccolo, Tarvisio, Italy


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