Monthly Archives: September 2010

Etsch Tour: Intro

When It’s Good, It’s Very Very Good Saturday September 18 The last tour of the season – that is if the weather cooperates. We hope to be underway in a week from today. However, the end of September isn’t a … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Oktoberfest

So many Oktoberfests: Our first taste of the Oktoberfest this year had an oriental flavor, the second time around it was pure Bavarian and today we went to the historic Oktoberfest. Last time I didn’t even notice that part of … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Impressions

I’m racking my brain for something halfway original to say about the Oktoberfest. But how can you be original about a cliché? When you talk about the Oktoberfest, everyone immediately associates beer, lederhosen and Heidi dresses called dirndls. Throw in … Continue reading

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Oriental Oktoberfest

I wanted to see the traditional Oktoberfest parade: 9,500 participants in traditional folkloric dress marching to equally traditional Bavarian folk music. But what did I hear from the distance? Something that sounded like jazz, soul and afrobeat rolled into one. … Continue reading

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Couple in Stone

I wanted to pick up on my theme of photographing fountains. Taking advantage of the mild September day, Janos and I first cycled to a beer garden for a picnic lunch and on the way back stopped at Rotkreuzplatz, a … Continue reading

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