TETE-A-TETE: The Bavarian knight and the Black Knight meet in the jousting arena. Pic: Chris Gawron
FLYING: A performer at the "Gauklernacht" - Jesters' Night. Pic: Calogero Morello © Kaltenberger Ritterturnier
HIS ROYAL LOWNESS: A joker leads his mini-king marionette through the grounds. Pic: Marcus Hoffmann
CELTIC UNITED:A man made up as a Celtic warrior. Pic: Chris Gawron
TRADITIONALLY SCOTTISH?: Band Corvus Corax put a new slant on bagpipe music. Pic: Marcus Hoffmann
FIRED UP: A fire-eater lets rip inside the arena. Pic: Chris Gawron
BLUEBIRD: A bird-like perfomer pulls a curious face. Pic: Calogero Morello
READY FOR BATTLE: Knights get ready to make combat. Pic: Marcus Hoffmann
FIRST RIDE: A young Kaltenberg visitor takes the saddle. Pic: Chris Gawron
FULL METAL JACKET: The fighters at the Middle Ages festival are armed and ready. Pic: Chris Gawron
BARBARIAN GIRL: It's all part of the show at the knights' tournament. Pic: Marcus Hoffmann
MAKING BLADES: A blacksmith forges a sword at the Kaltenberg Knights' Tournament (Kaltenberger Ritterspiele). Pic: Chris Gawron
BY THE SEAT OF HIS PANTS: The stunt riders are part of a French team called Cavalcade. Pic: Chris Gawron
PULL MY FINGER: Middle Ages men taunt each other over an arm wrestle. Pic: Chris Gawron
GOT SANDALS?: Medieval merchants at the Middle-Ages market.
Pic: Marcus Hoffmann
THE DARK SIDE: The roughish villian, the Black Knight.
Pic: Chris Gawron
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