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The coming of winter is often a happy time, as defines a well-earned rest from all forms of Harvest, and to celebrate holiday gatherings. Synchronously, it is also a time when, due to cold and snow, every cell enlivens upon seeing twinkling lights on Holiday trees and wreaths, coupled the scent of good food everywhere. It is also a time where many European River cruise lines sail to the many European Christmas Markets, taking their guests to discover the Christmas Market spirit on the major rivers of Europe, especially the Rhine and the Danube. Viking River Cruises, AMA Waterways, and others take to these rivers during the season of Advent, the four weeks prior to December 25th. This is when Christians celebrate, through tree lighting, gift-giving, and carol-singing, the coming, or the advent, of the birth of Jesus on December 25th. Long History of the Street Market The Christmas Market…